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.
People from the State of New York 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.
You can lead a life free from any substance, but first you need to make the choice and take responsibility for your actions. This might seem hard right now, but your choices will lead to a greater and more fulfilled life. Call Today 1.888.424.2626