Red Ribbon Week 2005 Faces of Meth
Methamphetamine  <ul><li>Methamphetamine (Meth) Was Once Located In Rural Towns And On The West Coast, Has Erupted Across ...
 
What is Methamphetamine  <ul><li>Methamphetamine (Meth) Is A Powerfully Addictive Stimulant That Has A High Potential For ...
 
Is Meth Addictive? <ul><li>Meth Is Addictive, And Users Can Develop A Tolerance Quickly, Needing Larger Amounts To Get Hig...
 
Did You Know <ul><ul><li>In Some Cases, Users Forego Food And Sleep And Take More Meth Every Few Hours For Days, 'Binging'...
 
Did You Know <ul><li>Immediately After Smoking Or Injection, The User Experiences An Intense Sensation, Called A “ Rush” O...
 
Did You Know <ul><li>Snorting Or Swallowing Meth Produces Euphoria - A High, But Not A Rush.  </li></ul>
 
Did You Know <ul><li>After The Initial &quot;Rush,&quot; There Is Typically A State Of High Agitation That In Some Individ...
 
Did You Know <ul><li>Other Possible Immediate Effects Include Increased Wakefulness And Insomnia, Decreased Appetite, Irri...
 
Did You Know <ul><li>&quot;More Than 12 Million Americans Have Tried Methamphetamine, And 1.5 Million Are Regular Users.&q...
 
Did You Know <ul><li>&quot;Untold Families Who Bought Homes In Recent Years Live In Former Meth Labs.”  </li></ul><ul><ul>...
 
Did you know <ul><li>&quot;Meth Addicts Are Pouring Into Prisons And Recovery Centers At An Ever-increasing Rate, And A Ne...
Links <ul><li>Photos Courtesy From  www.drugfreeamerica.Org </li></ul><ul><li>Http:// Www.Drugfree.Org/Portal/Drugissue/Me...
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FACES OF METH

  1. 1. Red Ribbon Week 2005 Faces of Meth
  2. 2. Methamphetamine <ul><li>Methamphetamine (Meth) Was Once Located In Rural Towns And On The West Coast, Has Erupted Across The United States And Is Now Devastating Countless Families, Children And Neighborhoods. </li></ul>
  3. 4. What is Methamphetamine <ul><li>Methamphetamine (Meth) Is A Powerfully Addictive Stimulant That Has A High Potential For Abuse And Dramatically Affects The Central Nervous System. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Is Meth Addictive? <ul><li>Meth Is Addictive, And Users Can Develop A Tolerance Quickly, Needing Larger Amounts To Get High. </li></ul>
  5. 8. Did You Know <ul><ul><li>In Some Cases, Users Forego Food And Sleep And Take More Meth Every Few Hours For Days, 'Binging' Until They Run Out Of The Drug Or Become Too Disorganized To Continue. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. Did You Know <ul><li>Immediately After Smoking Or Injection, The User Experiences An Intense Sensation, Called A “ Rush” Or &quot;Flash,&quot; That Lasts Only A Few Minutes And Is Described As Extremely Pleasurable. </li></ul>
  7. 12. Did You Know <ul><li>Snorting Or Swallowing Meth Produces Euphoria - A High, But Not A Rush. </li></ul>
  8. 14. Did You Know <ul><li>After The Initial &quot;Rush,&quot; There Is Typically A State Of High Agitation That In Some Individuals Can Lead To Violent Behavior. </li></ul>
  9. 16. Did You Know <ul><li>Other Possible Immediate Effects Include Increased Wakefulness And Insomnia, Decreased Appetite, Irritability/Aggression, Anxiety, Nervousness, Convulsions And Heart Attack. </li></ul>
  10. 18. Did You Know <ul><li>&quot;More Than 12 Million Americans Have Tried Methamphetamine, And 1.5 Million Are Regular Users.&quot; - David J. Jefferson, &quot;America's Most Dangerous Drug&quot; Newsweek August 8, 2005 </li></ul>
  11. 20. Did You Know <ul><li>&quot;Untold Families Who Bought Homes In Recent Years Live In Former Meth Labs.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some, Upon Discovering Their Homes Were Filled With Residue From Acetone, Red Phosphorus And Other Toxic Agents, Have Fled, Losing Their Investment And A Life's Worth Of Treasured Possessions.&quot; - Richard Jerome &quot;Home Toxic Home?&quot; People August 8, 2005 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 22. Did you know <ul><li>&quot;Meth Addicts Are Pouring Into Prisons And Recovery Centers At An Ever-increasing Rate, And A New Generation Of 'Meth Babies' Is Choking The Foster-care System In Many States.&quot; - David J. Jefferson, &quot;America's Most Dangerous Drug&quot; Newsweek August 8, 2005 </li></ul>
  13. 23. Links <ul><li>Photos Courtesy From www.drugfreeamerica.Org </li></ul><ul><li>Http:// Www.Drugfree.Org/Portal/Drugissue/Meth/Default.Html </li></ul>
  14. 24. United We Stand I Have The Power To Be Drug Free

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