Various Real Life Facts about Methamphetamine Addiction Abilene TX

Immediately after smoking the drug or injecting it intravenously, the user experiences an intense rush or “flash” that lasts only a few minutes and is described as extremely pleasurable. Snorting or oral ingestion produces euphoria — a high but not an intense rush. Snorting produces effects within 3 to 5 minutes, and oral ingestion produces effects within 15 to 20 minutes.As with similar stimulants, methamphetamine most often is used in a “binge and crash” pattern.

Serenity Foundation of Texas
(325) 673-6489
1502 North 2nd Street
Abilene, TX
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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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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South Texas Council on Alc/Drug Abuse
(956) 791-6131
2359 East Saunders Street
Laredo, TX
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(800) 487-7752
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
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Family Assessment/Consultation and
(817) 377-0808
5801 Curzon Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Criminal justice clients

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Azleway Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
(903) 636-9800
1085 PR3481
Big Sandy, TX
Hotline
(903) 753-7613
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Substance abuse
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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Recovery Center of Cameron County
(956) 548-0028
700 East Levee Street
Brownsville, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Criminal justice clients
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Shades of Hope LP
(325) 572-3843
402-A Mulberry
Buffalo Gap, TX
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Substance abuse
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Volunteers of America Texas Inc
(210) 558-0731
6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX
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Substance abuse
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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, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients

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Turning Point Inc
(713) 773-3280
8101 Airport Boulevard
Houston, TX
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(713) 773-3280
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
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Outpatient
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Remedy Addictions Counselors Inc (RAC)
(214) 324-5400
4915 Gus Thomasson Street
Mesquite, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Land Manor Inc
(409) 838-4285x17
4655 Collier Street
Beaumont, TX
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Substance abuse
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Criminal justice clients
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Various Real Life Facts about Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine is available in a variety of forms and it can be snorted, orally ingested, smoked or injected to alter moods in different ways and it depends on how it is taken. Immediately after smoking the drug or injecting it intravenously, the user experiences an intense rush or “flash” that lasts only a few minutes and is described as extremely pleasurable. Snorting or oral ingestion produces euphoria — a high but not an intense rush. Snorting produces effects within 3 to 5 minutes, and oral ingestion produces effects within 15 to 20 minutes.As with similar stimulants, methamphetamine most often is used in a “binge and crash” pattern. Because tolerance for methamphetamine occurs within minutes — meaning that the pleasurable effects disappear even before the drug concentration in the blood falls significantly users try to maintain the high by binging on the drug. In the 1980’s, “ice,” a smokable form of methamphetamine, came into use. Ice is a large, usually clear crystal of high purity that is smoked in a glass pipe like crack cocaine. The smoke is odorless, leaves a residue that can be resmoked, and produces effects that may continue for 12 hours or more.

The Medical Complications Related to Methamphetamine Use:

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