Methamphetamine is a stimulant that gives users an immediate “high” and causes them to feel that they have more energy and are more focused. The
high of methamphetamine does not last long, so users tend to use more often. The high is created by a flood of dopamine in the brain which
gives users a sense of euphoria. This “high”, however, is short lived and is frequently followed by a “crash”. As a result, users tend to go
on binge and crash cycles where they give up food, sleep, and other activities in order to chase the high. Methamphetamines can be smoked,
inhaled, snorted or injected. Common names for Methamphetamine are ice, meth, crystal meth, speed, chalk or crank. Some of the symptoms of
Methamphetamine addiction are:
- Using larger and larger amounts of the drug.
- Continued use despite emotional, financial, legal, physical, or relationship consequences.
- Craving the drug.
- Decreased ability to function at work or home.
- Increased in tolerance.
- Spending significant amounts of time preparing to get high, getting high, or recovering from the last high.
If you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction to methamphetamines, New Dimensions can help.
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