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Risks of Methamphetamine Use and Addiction Greenville TX

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.

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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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 840-2001
4675 Washington Boulevard
Beaumont, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Texas Prevention Network Inc
(713) 981-6063
10103 Fondren Road
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
Spanish

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Dallas County Juvenile Department
(214) 860-4301
414 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Aliviane NO/AD Inc
(432) 283-9133
1801 West Broadway
Van Horn, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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Burke Center
(936) 637-6556
2001 South Medford Drive
Lufkin, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Jefferson County Drug and Alcohol
(409) 840-9350
4673 Washington Boulevard
Beaumont, TX
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
Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Avenues Counseling Center
(972) 562-9647x210
201 West Louisiana Street
McKinney, TX
Hotline
(888) 711-8451
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Murray Hill Recovery
(888) 230-3554
8222 Douglas Avenue
Dallas, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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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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