Facts and Adverse Effects of Meth Greenville TX

With repeated use, Meth can “turn off” the brain’s ability to produce dopamine, leaving users unable to experience any kind of pleasure from anything other than more and more Meth.Meth is derived from amphetamine, and is commonly made using the base chemicals ephedrine or pseudoephedrine found in over-the-counter medicines.

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

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Community Health Core
(903) 831-7585
1 Oaklawn Center
Texarkana, TX
Services Provided
Halfway house

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River City Rehabilitation Center
(830) 602-0282
256 South Krueger Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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S and S Counseling Svs and Assc Inc
(713) 733-1500
4210 Kewanee Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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New Lite Counseling Center Inc
(713) 696-9885
4625 North Fwy
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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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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Volunteers of America
(936) 435-2454
705 Highway 2821
Huntsville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Community Healthcore
(903) 236-3898
425 South Main Street
Longview, TX
Hotline
(800) 832-1009
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Push Up Foundations Inc
(512) 236-9629
1711 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Brentwood Clinic South
(817) 207-8700
5201 McCart Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 613-7958
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Korean, Spanish

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Facts and Adverse Effects of Meth

Pleasure centers of the brain are adversely affected by the stimulant effects of the Methamphetamine (Meth) which is a highly addictive synthetic stimulant. Even more addictive than heroin. Meth is sometimes referred to as “Speed,” “Chalk,” “Ice,” “Crystal,” “Glass,” “Crank,” “Yaba,” “Fire,” Tina,” and “Tweak.” Meth releases high levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which stimulates brain cells, enhances mood and body movement, and regulates feelings of pleasure. With repeated use, Meth can “turn off” the brain’s ability to produce dopamine, leaving users unable to experience any kind of pleasure from anything other than more and more Meth.Meth is derived from amphetamine, and is commonly made using the base chemicals ephedrine or pseudoephedrine found in over-the-counter medicines. Other common household products can be added to make Meth, including: acetone (nail polish remover), iodine, anhydrous ammonia (fertilizer), hydrochloric acid (pool chemicals), lithium (batteries), red phosphorus (matches or road flares), sodium hydroxide (lye), sulfuric acid (drain cleaner), and toluene (brake fluid).

Although there are multiple ways to produce Meth, most involve the use of toxic and volatile substances that can pose a threat to the surrounding area. An odor similar to that of cat urine and other offensive fumes often signify that an illegal M...

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