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Is Meth about to Kill More People in Nevada than Heroin?

Opioid-related deaths have been at epidemic heights for the past few years in Nevada, and numbers of deaths caused by heroin specifically have continued to climb every year, according to...

What Is Crystal Meth Made From? Ingredients & Meth Cutting Agents

Crystal methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is a glass-like substance that is smoked in a pipe but may also be smoked or injected. It is a stimulant drug that lifts mood,...

What Are the Dangers of Smoking, Snorting, or Injecting Meth?

Methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive central nervous system stimulant. Though much methamphetamine is obtained illegally for nonmedical abuse, pharmaceutical formulations are available by prescription for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity...

Signs of Abuse for Methamphetamines

There are numerous versions of methamphetamine, from crystal meth to Ritalin. While they have legitimate medical uses, methamphetamines are also widely abused stimulants that can be very addictive. In prescription drug forms,...

Methamphetamine

Primarily an illegal drug manufactured in illicit laboratories, often in rural areas, methamphetamine is a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) classifies methamphetamine, or meth for short, as a...

NV Woman Gets 9 Years for Taking EBT Benefits in Exchange for Meth

In most cases, drug dealing is a cash-only business, and one woman in Nevada recently found out why when she was busted for taking Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (food...

Crystal Meth Withdrawal & Detox Options

Crystal meth is a particular form of the drug methamphetamine (“meth” for short) named for its appearance. The production methods of this substance cause the end product to look like small crystals...

Drugs That Are Inhaled

Inhaled drugs, also called “inhalants,” refer to a group of substances that people inhale into their lungs for the purposes of getting high. This is often done by young people...

Drugs That Are Taken Orally

Most drugs, illicit and otherwise, can be taken orally. This method of intake is often not the preferred method when it comes to recreational use due to the fact that...

Drugs That Are Administered Transdermally

Transdermal drug administration refers to substances that are absorbed through the skin. Some of the most common examples of these are nicotine patches or patches that contain painkillers, such as...

Drugs That Users Smoke

Smoking a drug is the fastest way to get it to reach the brain. However, it can also increase the addictiveness of the substance. Drugs that can be smoked include...

Drugs That Users Snort

Snorting is a common form of drug abuse in which people take a powdered or crushed-up drug and forcefully breathe in up into the nasal cavity. Drugs that users often...

Drugs That Users Inject

Injecting drugs, also known as “intravenous drug use” or “IV drug use,” is a common way to abuse illicit drugs or even legal prescription drugs. An injection like this is...

What Are the Risks of Mixing Meth and Alcohol?

Most public information campaigns and education about drug and alcohol use deal with the use of one substance at a time. However, it’s actually more common for people to engage...

What Can Happen if You Mix Ecstasy with Methamphetamines?

Ecstasy (also known as MDMA) and methamphetamine (also known as meth) are both illicit stimulant drugs that are common in the nightclub or “rave” scene. This has led to them...

What Are the Long-term Issues with Methamphetamine Use?

Methamphetamine is a synthetic stimulant drug, used by people who want to experience a surge in feelings of power, attentiveness, or both. These users sniff or smoke meth to get...

How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug that could, in theory, be used to speed up metabolism and help people feel peppy and energetic. In reality, people who take this drug often do...

Understand the Methods of Drug Administration

There are many ways for people who become addicted to drugs to get these substances into their bloodstreams. Although all addictive substances pose dangers, both short- and long-term to the...

Physical Signs of Crystal Meth Abuse 

Crystal methamphetamine, more commonly known as crystal meth, is a form of the drug d-methamphetamine, which is a man-made stimulant drug. Individuals make crystal meth using the drug ephedrine or pseudoephedrine,...

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