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.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Crystal Meth. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in New York and wonder what the best option for you is. Even if you do not choose St Jude's as your program, at least let us tell you one thing. You and only you can make change possible. You are not diseased, and your current circumstances do not need to dictate the course of your life from this moment forward. When you can call a Crystal Meth treatment center you will most likely talk to a caring person, but with the wrong message, being that addiction is a disease. Remember that no matter what you decide... you can change