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Combating methamphetamines through prevention and education

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Education Reform

Combating methamphetamines through prevention and education

hearing before the Subcommittee on Education Reform of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, November 17, 2005

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Education Reform

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methamphetamine abuse -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Methamphetamine abuse -- Study and teaching -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553537M
    ISBN 100160765242
    OCLC/WorldCa70285131

      After spending 30 years in law enforcement, Frerkes, 50, is the paid coordinator of a new nonprofit Coos County organization called the Methamphetamine Abuse Prevention and Intervention Project, which aims to combat meth abuse through public education, by treating addicts, and by pushing for more drug testing in the workplace. "Since methamphetamine emerged on the West Coast almost a decade ago, and well before it hit the shores of Michigan, officials here in our state were taking measures to stem the tide of this toxic drug through prevention, education and enforcement," said Col. Peter C. Munoz, director of the Michigan .

    The panelists also discussed several meth-related resources available to guide communities through the SARA process, including two COPS guidebooks titled "Clandestine Drug Labs" and "Combating.   meth problem has had on rural America, and to the impact it is having and will have on the rest of the country as meth use con-tinues to spread. That said, we have had some success in the last few years in re-ducing the domestic supply of meth. For example, the Combat Methamphetamine Act (Combat Meth Act) passed by Congress just.

      About 40% of substance abuse prevention and treatment funds in Wisconsin flow from the federal government. The rest is awarded through county and state programs such as Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education. Although initial HOPE grants established several opioid treatment centers, recent grants have expanded treatment to include meth. Committee on Law and Criminal Justice S. Methamphetamine Production Prevention Act of Background: S. was introduced by Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois and Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa on May 3 rd, and was immediately referred to Senate Committee on the entative Keith Ellison of Minnesota introduced H.R. , a companion bill to S. .


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Investigations, Treatment and Education. It reflects the three-pronged, comprehensive approach deemed necessary to combating substance abuse in Kentucky. Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, Inc. (Operation UNITE) is a (c)(3). Provisional data from the C.D.C. shows there were ab deaths involving meth nationwide inmore than twice as many as in That.

Across the country, overdose deaths involving methamphetamine more than quadrupled from to Admissions to treatment facilities for meth are up 17%. Hospitalizations related to meth. Prevention and treatment activities. A State may use the funds awarded through a grant under subsection (a) to carry out prevention and treatment activities with respect to opioid use disorders, which may include— (1) education regarding opioid use disorders; (2) treatment (including the provision of medication) for opioid use disorders; (3).

Between andabout 53% of the million meth users were addicted to it and slightly more than 22% said they injected the drug, according to a new report from the U.S.

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MSM report using MA to combat feelings. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of has been included in the Patriot Bill signed by the President on March 9, The Act would ban over-the-counter sales of cold medicines that.

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Early alcohol and/or drug use combined with non-enriched home and/or community environments can delay the development of the prefrontal cortex. Meth kills brain cells, fuels tooth decay, loads the body with toxins and weakens the heart, muscles and immune system.

But the otherwise body-wrecking drug may also have flu. It was interesting to note that the recommended age for initiating prevention education was slightly older (M = ) than the mean age in which students received prevention education (M = ).

Although efforts were made by NADA to introduce drug education early since pre-school through the TUNAS program (4), the views of students on when. The meth problem in Nevada is the worst in the nation, and representatives of the state's 27 tribes will meet at the end of the week to discuss new ways to combat the growing problem.

Arlan. The Maine Methamphetamine Prevention Toolkit was made possible by a grant from the Maine Department of Public Safety, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency through the U.S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services, Grant #CK-WX Prevention chapter.

Identifying risk and protective factors and focusing on the resiliency and strengths of youths and adults, for example, have become major focuses of prevention programs. The report outlines five basic prevention strategies: teaching prevention in schools, reaching youths outside school, targeting high-risk groups.

Users who binge on crystal meth can stay awake for as long as 10 days, often subsisting with very little food or drink. "Tweaking" occurs when the body and mind of the meth addict stop reacting to the drug, and the addict "enters a state that is almost psychotic," according to Methamphetamine Addiction.

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Washington State has launched a promising strategy. What sets Washington State apart is its commitment to coalesce local, state, and federal efforts to combat meth in a comprehensive, statewide initiative.Meth is an odorless, bitter-tasting, crystalline powder that users ingest, snort, inject or inhale.1 The powder form is white, brown, yellow, gray, orange or pink and dissolves in water or alcohol.