Risks of Methamphetamine Use and Addiction Detroit Lakes MN

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.

Drake Counseling Services Inc
(218) 844-5191
115 Willow Street West
Detroit Lakes, MN
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults

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White Earth
(218) 983-3285x1297
35708 County Highway 21
White Earth, MN
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Driffens LLC
(507) 288-5900
3716 Mayowood Road SW
Rochester, MN
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients

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New Life Treatment Center
(507) 777-4321
130 Dakota Street South
Woodstock, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Haven Road Recovery Center LLC
(320) 632-0065
16403 Haven Road
Little Falls, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Lakes Counseling Center
(218) 847-0696
1000 8th Street South East
Detroit Lakes, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Rewind Inc
(218) 346-6100
840 East Main Street
Perham, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Valhalla Place
(651) 925-8200
6043 Hudson Road
Woodbury, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Anthony Louis Center
(763) 757-2906
1000 Paul Parkway
Blaine, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Wenden Recovery Services Inc
(651) 385-0600
217 Plum Street
Red Wing, MN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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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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