Methamphetamine is a small but at the same time growing issue in the state of New York. Rarely Meth labs have been seized in upstate New York and on Long Island. The majority of the drug that is available throughout the state is transported by locals who fly to the west coast to purchase crystal Meth and Return with it. Retail distribution many times takes place at all night rave parties, night clubs, and college campuses. When surveyed, 6.4 percent of students reported using the drug once in their life, compared with 9.1 percent nationwide. Also; in year 2000, 1.2 percent of all federal sentences in New York state were Methamphetamine related, compared to 14.5 percent nationwide.
Some users have reported finding and smoking glass otherwise known as Crystal Meth in New York. In New York City Crystal Meth is sold exclusively through private dealers or in club locations. The average person cannot just walk into a house that deals Crystal Meth, it would be necessary to know someone who has previously purchased from that dealer. There are many different types of Crystal Meth Treatment and Rehab Programs in New York from Methamphetamines Anonymous, to 12 step programs used in rehab. The 12 steps of AA are the same ones used in any Anonymous group, which have a self-reported 5% success rate. Many people in New York overcome Crystal Meth use, but usually not while attending a 12 step program. An alternative would be cognitive behavioral education based, a non-treatment model.
Over the last two decades people have called us with Crystal Meth problems wondering if their addiction to Crystal Meth was in fact a disease. The truth is that it is not. People from New York as well as many other states overcome Crystal Meth problems every day without treatment and endless meetings.
If you want to live a life free from Crystal Meth addiction please call St Jude's. We have helped many people from New York find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.