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.

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

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East Texas Medical Center
(903) 266-2233
4101 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Serenity Foundation of Texas/Serenity
(940) 767-0423
3100 Seymour Highway 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX
Hotline
(866) 795-4673
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Addicare Group of Texas
(972) 278-4760
2722 West Kingsley Street
Garland, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Hill Country Community MH/MR Center
(830) 997-8023
1328 Highway 16 South
Fredericksburg, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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Turtle Creek Manor Inc
(214) 871-2483
2707 Routh Street
Dallas, 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
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Permian Basin Community Centers
(432) 580-2654
2000 Maurice Road
Odessa, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Texas Alcoholism Foundation Inc
(713) 956-6337
2208 West 34th Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Remedy Addictions Counselors (RAC) Inc
(972) 253-0000
1400 West Irving Boulevard
Irving, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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