Methamphetamine poses a low risk currently in the state of Virginia; although it is availability and abuse are slowly increasing, particularly in the Shenandoah Valley area. Most of the Meth available throughout the state has been created and imported by Mexican criminal organizations, although a small amount is also created by Caucasian criminal groups within the state. Primarily throughout the past, officials report that users have been blue collar workers, such as truck drivers, however the using population is becoming more diverse. White collar workers, business people and old teens/young adults seem to be using in many cases. The purity has ranged anywhere from 60 to 90 percent, the purest being found in northern regions of the state. Prices throughout the state have remained fairly uniform, along with the amount of Methamphetamine that is seized by police forces each year.
Crystal meth in Virginia is now being made by the users and they can make one batch from a two-liter soda bottle called shake and bake or by a method called the one-pot method which consists of beakers, tubes and glassware and condense all of it into a two-liter bottle. When law enforcement come across these bottles they are exposed to toxic chemicals, fires and explosions. When users make a batch they have to leave it for about an hour and what is alarming is that during that hour the bottle is unattended, whoever comes across the bottle is in immediate danger. State Police have now trained their troopers, first responders and local communities on how to handle these meth bottles when coming upon them. There are 118 Crystal meth rehab and treatment centers throughout Virginia. There are many different options available now for help with meth use. There are many non-12 step programs available that are non-treatment based and can help you live a happy life drug free.
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 Virginia 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