Meth short for Methamphetamine is a powerful synthetic central nervous system stimulant that is highly addictive and deadly. Like any drug that one becomes addicted to, Meth creates a dependency early on in the user.
The person with a meth addiction tends to push themselves past normal limits. Meth addicts exhibit frquents periods of no sleep. These periods of sleeplessness, intense cravings for past euphoric highs, and irritability are known as “tweaking.” A meth addict who is tweaking, many times hasn’t slept for nearly two weeks. Many times the “tweaker” is violent and very dangerous.
There are many avenues that one can take for meth treatment. Meth treatment consists of the following:
- Medical Treatment
- Detox Centers
- Treatment Centers
- Extended Care
- Continuing / Psychosocial Care
- Rehab Centers
The most important part of meth addiction treatment is determination and a positive attitude. With these addiction recovery is sure to be a success.