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Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine Greenville TX

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.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Watershed Addiction Treatment
(800) 711-6402
20 Professional Park Drive
Webster, TX
Hotline
(800) 861-1768
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Portuguese, Spanish

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Sandstone Healthcare Inc
(512) 844-8730
200 East Expressway 83
Pharr, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Assoc for the Adv of Mexican Amer Inc
(210) 270-8575
434 South Main Street
San Antonio, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Christus Spohn Hosp Corpus Christi Mem
(361) 902-4006
2606 Hospital Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX
Hotline
(361) 814-8633
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Harris Methodist Springwood
(817) 355-7771
1608 Hospital Parkway
Bedford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Coastal Bend Alcohol Drug Rehab Center
(361) 883-4994
1733 South Brownlee Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Methodist Specialty/Transplant Hosp
(210) 575-8521
8026 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 883-2973
4303 North Tejas Parkway
Orange, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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