Risks of Methamphetamine Use and Addiction Champaign IL

Increased HIV and hepatitis B and C transmission are consequences of increased methamphetamine abuse, not only in individuals who inject the drug, but also in noninjecting methamphetamine abusers. Among injection drug users, infection with HIV and other infectious diseases is spread primarily through the re-use of contaminated syringes, needles, or other paraphernalia by more than one person.

Mental Health Center of Champaign Cnty
(217) 398-7785
70 East Washington Street
Champaign, IL

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Kathi Cullop
(217) 398-8067
1207 South Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Prairie Center Health Systems Inc
(217) 328-4500
718 Killarney Street
Urbana, IL
Hotline
(217) 356-7576
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Carle Addiction Recovery Center
(217) 383-6039
204 West University Avenue
Urbana, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Gays and Lesbians, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Prairie Center Health Systems Inc
(217) 356-7576
122 West Hill Street
Champaign, IL
Hotline
(217) 356-7576
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Prairie Center Health Systems Inc
(217) 356-7576
122 West Hill Street
Champaign, IL
Hotline
(217) 356-7576
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Allison and Lawyer Counseling Servs PC
(217) 352-5533
2917 Crossing Court
Champaign, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Alcohol/Chemical Evaluation Services
(217) 344-2671
217 North Broadway Avenue
Urbana, IL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Piatt County Mental Health Center
(217) 762-5371
1921 North Market Street
Monticello, IL
Hotline
(217) 762-4357
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Community Resource Center
(618) 548-2181
1325 West Whittaker Street
Salem, IL
Hotline
(618) 533-1391
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Risks of Methamphetamine Use and Addiction

Risks of methamphetamine abuse during pregnancy. One of the major problems in the United States is the prenatal exposure to methamphetamine. Less than 1 percent of pregnant women aged 15-44 had used methamphetamine in the past year, any use among this population is of concern according to the NSDUH. Unfortunately, our knowledge of the effects of methamphetamine during pregnancy is limited. The few human studies that exist have shown increased rates of premature delivery, placental abruption, fetal growth retardation, and heart and brain abnormalities. However, these studies are difficult to interpret due to methodological issues, such as small sample size and maternal use of other drugs. Ongoing research is continuing to study developmental outcomes such as cognition, social relationships, motor skills, and medical status of children exposed to methamphetamine before birth.

Are methamphetamine abusers at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B and C?

Increased HIV and hepatitis B and C transmission are consequences of increased methamphetamine abuse, not only in individuals who inject the drug, but also in noninjecting methamphetamine abusers. Among injection drug users, infection with HIV and other infectious diseases is spread primarily through the re-use of contaminated syringes, needles, or other paraphernalia by more than one person. However, regardless of how it is taken, the intoxicating effects of methamphetamine can alter judgment and inhibition and lead pe...

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