Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine Cedar City UT

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline.

Paiute Tribe Behavioral Health Dept
(435) 586-1112x500
440 North Paiute Drive
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient

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LightHouse Behavioral Health Services
(435) 865-1555
148 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Red Rock Canyon School
(435) 673-6111
747 East Saint George Boulevard
Saint George, UT
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Substance abuse
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients

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Utah Alcoholism Foundation
(801) 392-5971
529 25th Street
Ogden, UT
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Substance abuse
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men

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Southwest Behavioral Health Center
(435) 438-5537
75 West 1175 North
Beaver, UT
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(435) 438-5537
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Horizon House
(435) 586-2515
54 North 200 East
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Southwest Center
(435) 867-7654
245 East 680 South
Cedar City, UT
Hotline
(435) 867-7654
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Italian, Korean

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MATR Inc
(435) 462-2781
265 North State Street
Mount Pleasant, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Positive Adjustments Corporation
(801) 776-4628
466 North Main Street
Clearfield, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Journey At Willowcreek
(800) 453-2124
8072 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(800) 453-2124
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline. Now, a chemical imbalance is created and the result is irritability that physically demands more of the drug to go back to normal and feel good again. This pleasure/tension cycle leads to loss of control over amphetamines–and addiction.Amphetamine causes strokes, heart attacks

These brain cells represent a simplified way of looking at the BRAIN’S REWARD SYSTEM On the left we see the various drives and needs of the body; sex, hunger, thirst and friendship. When these drives are satisfied, or when pain is relieved, a signal is sent to certain brain cells (the monitor cell on the left) which manufacture a chemical substance that signals reward. When these monitor cells have been stimulated, a signal is sent to the tip where a small amount of this reward chemical is released. The chemical or neurotransmitter then reaches and stimulates the reward center, causing a feeling of well-being.

Amphetamine damages blood vessels

Amphetamines produce an artificial feeling of pleasure. Most addictive drugs are able to produce pleasurable effects by chemically mimicking certain normal brain messenger chem...

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