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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Assoc for the Adv of Mexican Amer Inc
(210) 223-4004
248 Post Avenue
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)
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Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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Spanish

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Watershed Addiction Treatment
(800) 711-6402
20 Professional Park Drive
Webster, TX
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(800) 861-1768
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
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Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Portuguese, Spanish

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Assoc for the Adv of Mexican Amer Inc
(210) 270-8575
434 South Main Street
San Antonio, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
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Spanish

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River City Rehabilitation Center
(830) 602-0282
256 South Krueger Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
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Outpatient
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Spanish

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Shades of Hope LP
(325) 572-3843
402-A Mulberry
Buffalo Gap, TX
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Sandstone Healthcare Inc
(512) 844-8730
200 East Expressway 83
Pharr, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Clean Investments Counseling Center
(512) 477-6690
2406 Manor Road
Austin, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, Spanish

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A New Freedom
(713) 956-5597
1311 Antoine drive
Houston, TX
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Huguley Psychotherapy Clinic
(817) 558-2988
214 North Caddo Street
Cleburne, TX
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, 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:

Methamphetamine can cause a variety of cardiovascular problems. These include rapid heart rate, irregular heartbeat, increased blood pressure, and irreversible, stroke-producing damage to small blood vess...

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