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Facts and Adverse Effects of Meth Palm Springs CA

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.

Life''s Journey Center
(760) 864-6363
291 East Camino Monte Vista
Palm Springs, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Desert Treatment Center
(760) 322-9065
1330 North Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA
Hotline
(866) 762-3766
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower
(760) 773-4100
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Ranch Recovery Centers Inc
(760) 329-2959
12890 Quinta Way
Desert Hot Springs, CA
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)

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Pine Ridge Treatment Center
(760) 200-1339
77-734 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Michaels House
(760) 320-5486
2095 N Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
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

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Action Recovery Services Inc
(760) 321-6747
34400 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
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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Soroptimist House of Hope Inc
(760) 329-4673
13525 Cielo Azul Way
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
Spanish

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Dr Jerry Meints Family Counseling Inc
(760) 773-0669
73-302 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA
Hotline
(760) 773-0669
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Riverside Cnty Latino Comm on Alc and
(760) 771-4966
77595 Chihuahua Street
La Quinta, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
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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