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Various Real Life Facts about Methamphetamine Addiction Fort Worth 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.

MH/MR of Tarrant County
(817) 569-4600
1501 East El Paso Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 335-3022
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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MH/MR of Tarrant County
(817) 569-4270
1527 Hemphill Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 335-3022
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Phoenix Associates Counseling Services
(817) 338-0311
3001 West 5th Street
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Baylor All Saints Medical Center
(817) 922-1162
1400 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 922-1162
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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Family Assessment/Consultation and
(817) 377-0808
5801 Curzon Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Excel Center of Fort Worth
(817) 335-6429
1220 West Presidio Street
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Tarrant County Medical Education and
(817) 336-5454
900 Southland Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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LAAM and Methadone Program (LAMP)
(817) 336-0754
431 Fulton Street
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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DBA Hemphill Treatment Facility
(817) 334-0111
700 Hemphill Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(866) 762-3766
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Lena Pope Home Inc
(817) 255-2652
3800 Hulen Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 731-8839
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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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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