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Governor"s 2007 strategic approach to reducing methamphetamine use in Nevada

Nevada. Governor"s Working Group on Methamphetamine Use

Governor"s 2007 strategic approach to reducing methamphetamine use in Nevada

by Nevada. Governor"s Working Group on Methamphetamine Use

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Published by Governor"s Working Group on Methamphetamine Use in [Carson City, Nev.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGovernor"s Working Group on Methamphetamine Use
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5831.N3 N46 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24460123M
LC Control Number2008412646
OCLC/WorldCa213397338

The Methamphetamine Crisis: Strategies to Save Addicts, Families, and Communities is more about the system and culture that consumes and produces methamphetamine and how methamphetamine devastates such, the book is overall a rich source of information and practical advice for field workers."5/5(2).   I. Background and Policy Significance. After marijuana, amphetamines are the most widely abused illicit drug worldwide (R. A. Rawson, M. Douglas Anglin, and Walter Ling ).According to the World Health Organization, amphetamine users outnumber both cocaine users ( to 1) and heroin users ( to 1). 6 Methamphetamine use is rapidly growing in Cited by:

Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Since its founding in , Stateline has maintained a commitment to the highest standards of nonpartisanship, objectivity, and integrity. Its team of veteran journalists combines original reporting with a roundup of the latest news from sources around the country. Grants to Expand Services to Children Affected by Methamphetamine in Families Participating in Family Treatment Drug Court (CAM) was a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) administered grant program focused on expanding or enhancing services to children () and their families who are affected by methamphetamine Size: 1MB.

Therapeutic communities (TCs) have a recovery orientation, focusing on the whole person and overall lifestyle changes, not simply abstinence from drug use. This orientation acknowledges the chronic, relapsing nature of substance use disorders (SUDs) and holds the view that lapses are opportunities for learning (Vanderplasschen et al., ; De Leon, ). Meth is one of the most widely abused illicit drugs in the United States and worldwide (Dobkin and Nicosia ). Meth users outnumber cocaine users .


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Governor"s 2007 strategic approach to reducing methamphetamine use in Nevada by Nevada. Governor"s Working Group on Methamphetamine Use Download PDF EPUB FB2

Methamphetamine Use, Governor’s Strategic Approach to Reducing Methamphetamine Use in Nevada. On behalf of the people of Nevada and myself, I want to express my deep appreciation to the members of the Working Group for their dedication, devotion, and expertise used in successfully completing this important task.

A panel appointed by Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons to study responses to methamphetamine use, manufacture, and trafficking in the state called last Friday for more treatment, more prevention, more police, and more laws restricting precursor chemicals, but rejected a bill that would have increased penalties for meth offenses.

The sixteen members of the Governor’s Working Group, commissioned through Executive Order by Governor Jim Gibbons on Janudedicated eleven months to studying the problems associated with methamphetamine use and developing a comprehensive response, outlined in their Final Report ().

Methamphetamine-related Materials Annotated Bibliography Available from the Nevada Prevention Resource Center (NPRC) Methamphetamine This book is a collection of many NIDA Notes articles on methamphetamine. Methamphetamine use. of, and demand for, illicit drugs, use of certain drugs has continued to grow.

Methamphetamine is of particular concern due to the rapid increase in its use and the belief that it causes substantial amounts of crime. In the early s, methamphetamine use was concentrated among white males in California and nearby Western states.

Chapter 1 Overview of the Strategic Action Plan. Introduction. Each year, approximately one percent of the U.S. population, some million individuals, experiences a night of homelessness that puts them in contact with a homeless assistance provider, and at leastpeople are homeless in the United States on any given night (Burt et al ).

EPA Progress on the Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act Report No. P FROM: Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act (Meth Act). The Methamphetamine Remediation Research Act of was enacted in December The Meth Act states the following findings by Congress: (1) Methamphetamine use.

The President's National Drug Control Strategy for This strategy, [PDF] released annually by the White House Office of National Drug Control, reflects an increasing awareness of the meth. NATIONAL METHAMPHETAMINE STRATEGY UPDATE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY L Methamphetamine: The Challenge.

Methamphetamine is a synthetic stimulant drug that is cheaper than cocaine in many markets, produces a longer high than cocaine, and can produce extreme aggressiveness and irrational violence. Methamphetamine use is spreading. to reduce harm to individuals, their family and the wider community.

It also has the potential to reduce the overall level of crime in New Zealand. The Police Illicit Drug Strategy to is designed to build a clear national picture on illicit drug harm. In order to reduce drug harm, we need to know where resources are best targeted.

A Profile of PACT Methamphetamine: A Community Problem. Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is a drug with the unique ability to impact well beyond the individual manufacture and distribution of meth has been shown to cause significant damage to the environment; is hazardous to innocent children and others in close proximity to.

Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons (R) last week signed into a law a bill designed to make it more difficult to home manufacture meth, even as meth lab busts in Nevada declined to near zero. Inthere were exactly three meth labs discovered in.

Evidence-Based Practices for Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependency: A Review p.3 SUMMARY Prepared for the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, this document explores the history of Methamphetamine (MA), while also outlining its effects on the body and mind. It documents clinical approaches in treating dependency to this powerful stimulant.

Methamphetamine Lecture and Interclerkship Creighton University School of Medicine Eugene J. Barone, M.D. Syed Pirzada Sattar, M.D. Kathryn N. Huggett, Ph.D. Amanda S. Lofgreen, M.S. November 5, These curriculum resources from the NIDA Centers of Excellence for Physician Information have been posted on the NIDAFile Size: KB.

The goal of the program is to help reduce illicit drug use, and its accompanying criminal behavior, to improve public safety and quality of life in the community. The primary program components of PACT include: Meth is a meth prevention program that focuses on aspects of meth from experts with diverse perspectives on the issue—a true “ degree”.

Methamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant with a high potential for abuse and dependence. A synthetic drug, methamphetamine is closely related chemically to amphetamine, but produces greater effects on the central nervous system.

The drug’s euphoric effects are similar to, but longer lasting than those of cocaine. I n the early s, methamphetamine use in the United States was concentrated among gay and bisexual men in the southwestern states (Reback, ).Increasing rates of methamphetamine use in the U.S.

general population have altered the demographics of the epidemic to include large numbers of heterosexual men and women (Molitor et al., ; Cited by: 9. Education. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive, physically damaging drug, but it is very simple to make in a clandestine lab setting.

Citizens need to know what to look for to stay safe and understand how meth affects the body to grasp the significant changes a meth user will undergo both physically and mentally. Methamphetamine trafficking is increasing in the southwest, midwest, and southeast regions of the United States. In the Northeast, for example, in areas like New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, methamphetamine use in the past has been confined to a small group of older users typically associated with motorcycle gangs.

Tomorrow, ASPI’s Border Security Program will launch its new Special Report on crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’): Methamphetamine: focusing Australia’s national ice strategy on the problem, not the symptoms. Australia’s seemingly unquenchable thirst for ice has created major social, health and law enforcement challenges for all levels of government and the.

Of the 9, male inmates who entered IN DOC treatment programs between April and October3, self-reported methamphetamine use in the 12 months before intake. Because the sample for the current treatment evaluation study was drawn in latemany of these inmates had not yet completed their programs.Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a "whole-patient" approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

MAT for Opioid Use Disorder. MAT for Alcohol Use Disorder. MAT for Smoking. Find information on physical ailments often diagnosed.During the past several years, the use of a smokable form of methamphetamine hydrochloride called "ice" has increased rapidly.

The heaviest use .