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Meth Addiction

Simply put, meth addiction is hard to beat. To understand this statement you need to understand a little about Meth. Meth is an abbreviation for methamphetamine, which is a powerful stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Meth is a synthetic drug and it has a very high potential for abuse as well as dependence. Meth is illegally produced and then sold in many different forms. Some forms of meth may include a pill form, a capsule form, a powder form and a chunk form. Meth can be smoked and snorted or you can inject it. The effect of meth gives you a fast and powerful high, which typically tapers off quickly and then leaves the user with a strong desire to have more, which is why it is so easy to get a meth addiction.

On the street, methamphetamine is known as speed, crank and chald. The smokable form of methamphetamine is known as ice or crystal. Many of the facilities that offer treatment for meth addiction refer to it as the hardest addiction to treat out of all of the different users. Although, you may find it interesting that most of the meth addicts were able to get over the acute effects in a quick manner. However the wall period for meth addiction is known to last anywhere from six to eight months for casual users and two to three years for the users that used meth on a regular basis.

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Addiction Treatment

Normally, the rehab facilities that offer meth addiction treatments, address the behavior as well as the thinking patterns that are known to contribute directly to the disease that the individual has which ensures the patients have a recovery that is very meaningful. Here at Cliffside Malibu, we want you to first know what meth addiction is. Then we want you to understand what effects a meth addiction can have on your body. Once you know what meth addiction is and you know what meth addiction can do to your body, we will begin treatment in our exclusive meth addiction rehabilitation facility that is designed based on your individual needs. Once you have started your meth addiction treatment, you will also be able to participate in support groups that will also help you to reach sobriety.

Meth Addiction & Users

There are two main categories in meth addiction or for the reasons people use meth. First, you have the students that use meth that are in either high school or college. Secondly, you have the white-collar workers, the blue-collar workers, and the unemployed people in their twenties or thirties. You may also find it interesting that meth is common in urban and rural areas and is equally used between males and females. Women, like to use meth rather than cocaine.

There are many reasons that people begin using meth. Normally, athletes and students begin using meth because they want the heightened physical performance and mental performance that the drug produces. The blue collar workers and the service workers use meth so that they can work extra shifts. Younger women like to use meth in order to lose weight. Meth is also a social and recreational drug that is relatively less expensive and is also more accessible than cocaine is. If a user uses fifty milligrams of the pure drug, a toxic reaction can occur if they are a non tolerant user.

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Addiction & Treatment

One thing that you need to know about drugs that are addictive is that they all have two things in common. First, they all produce a pleasurable effect initially which is followed by an unpleasant effect. The second thing is that the user physically demands greater amounts of the drug in order to return to normal. If you are tired of being addicted to meth, there is help out there. Even though it is a tough process, meth addiction treatments are available at Cliffside Malibu. However, you have to know that you have a problem and you have to know that you want to quit using meth. We have therapists that will sit down with you one on one to discuss the emotional effects of the drug that you have encountered. We also have doctors that will sit down with you one on one and talk with you about meth addiction and the treatments that are available at Cliffside Malibu for meth addiction. Keep in mind that the treatments are also designed based on your individual needs.

If you are suffering from meth addiction, you need to come to Cliffside Malibu. We can help you break the chains that have bonded you to meth effects. We can help you become sober before it is too late. If you are not the one suffering from meth addiction and you know someone that is, you may be the only person that can make the decision for the person that you love to attend a meth treatment center. However, you need to know that, in order to become a resident at Cliffside Malibu, the addict has to want to change because treatment doesn’t work if you don’t want to change.

For additional information on the exclusive meth addiction program at Cliffside Malibu, please visit our main Drug Addiction page.

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