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.

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

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Best Recovery Healthcare Inc
(361) 572-9122
1708 North Laurent Street
Victoria, TX
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
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Outpatient

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TRS Solutions
(713) 697-0776
4625 North Freeway
Houston, TX
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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DUI/DWI offenders
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South Texas Subst Abuse Recovery Servs
(361) 882-9979
907 Antelope Street
Corpus Christi, TX
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
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Outpatient
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Central Plains Center for MH/MR and SA
(806) 291-4425
631 Broadway
Plainview, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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

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Aliviane NO/AD Inc
(915) 858-6208
10690 Socorro Road
El Paso, TX
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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
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men
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Spanish

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Memorial Hermann
(713) 939-7272
3043 Gessner
Houston, TX
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Hospital inpatient, 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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Adolescents
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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 883-2973
4303 North Tejas Parkway
Orange, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Criminal justice clients
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Catholic Charities of Dallas
(214) 623-9976
4500 West Davis Street
Dallas, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents
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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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