Crystal Meth use in Kentucky is a growing concern for the state. With criminal activity at an all time high, officials as searching for ways to bust meth labs across the state and the illegal distribution of Crystal Meth. Also due to the lesser amount of resources in Kentucky it is harder for the police forces to discover meth lab in the rural areas of the state where they are the more prevalent. Treating meth in Kentucky has become hard as many researchers are finding traditional methods of rehab or treatment are not effective. It is not also necessary to detox from methamphetamines in Kentucky and will it not permanently fix a Crystal Meth Issue, although many people still try to stop solely by attending detox.
Methamphetamine use in Kentucky is spreading eastward according to Law enforcement officials. Many seizures have taken place along the ohio river in the western portion of the state, but locals are catching on to "cooking" methods quickly and dominating the mexican imported form of the substance. Over a three year time period (from 1998 to year 2001) the number of admissions statewide into treatment facilities for crystal meth rose a whopping 47 percent. One narcotics officer reported that 99 percent of his cases were Methamphetamine related. The price can very widely across the state from about 50 dollars per gram to about 200 dollars per gram and most of the supply availible is about a 90 percent purity. Many of the labs that have been siezed have only been capable of producing about an ounce at a time using the "birch" or "nazi" (as many officers refer to it) method. This method involves an over the counter cold remedy(psuedoephedrine), a type of ammonia used on farms (that is generally stolen from farms), and lithium that is taken from lithium batteries.
People from the State of Kentucky call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Crystal Meth treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Crystal Meth "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Crystal Meth today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
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