Methamphetamine manufacture and abuse has shown a steady decrease over the past two years throughout South Carolina from 2005 to 2006. 6.4% of high school students have used crystal meth in South Carolina. 3.4 kilograms of crystal meth were seized by authorities in 2006. According to the El Paso Intelligence Center, there were 25 children in South Carolina affected by methamphetamine laboratories during 2005. During 2006, there were 29,150 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in South Carolina. There were 27,407 treatment admissions in 2005. During 2004, there were 23,685 admissions to treatment in South Carolina.
Crystal meth in South Carolina in 2012 had 538 meth-related incidents. That's four times more that was reported in 2010 by the State Law Enforcement Division. Those who make meth don't need to do it in the back woods of a building anymore, they can make it in a 16-ounce plastic bottle which is known as one-pot cooks or shake-n-bake, put into their backpack and no one can really detect it. Meth users can even make it in hotel rooms this way and not a soul would know it. From 2007-2011 meth incidents went from 26 to 267 according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Meth lab seizures even increased from nine in 2008 to 51 in 2012. Teens are also accessing meth because it is so much easier to get a hold of. Crystal meth rehab and treatment in South Carolina showed that for a one day total, they had 13,469 admissions that were ages 18 and under which was reported by a 2006 N-SSATS survey.
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 South Carolina 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