Various Real Life Facts about Methamphetamine Addiction Greenville 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.

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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Center for Recovering Families at
(713) 914-0556
303 Jackson Hill Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Central TX Veterans Healthcare System
(254) 743-2866
1901 South 1st Street
Temple, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Make Ready Inc
(713) 520-5544
8226 Antoine Drive
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Phoenix Academy of Austin
(512) 440-0613x4741
400 West Live Oak Street
Austin, 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, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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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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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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Holmes Street Foundation Inc
(214) 421-7580
1420 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
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
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Harris Methodist Springwood
(817) 355-7771
1608 Hospital Parkway
Bedford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Permian Basin Community Ctrs for MH/MR
(432) 570-3390
502 North Carver Street
Midland, TX
Hotline
(432) 570-3300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, 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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