Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug usually used as a white, bitter-tasting powder or a pill. Crystal methamphetamine is a form of the drug that looks like glass fragments or shiny, bluish-white rocks. It is chemically similar to amphetamine [a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a sleep disorder].
Nov 02, 2018 · Methamphetamine, or meth, is a highly addictive and extremely toxic stimulant drug with a high potential for abuse. Meth addiction is one of the most heartbreaking and devastating substance use disorders (SUDs) today, accounting for dramatic increases in current users, numbers of meth users needing treatment, and escalating meth overdose deaths.Author: Beach House.
According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 1.6 million people (0.6 percent of the population) reported using methamphetamine in the past year, and 774,000 (0.3 percent) reported using it in the past month. The average age of new methamphetamine users in 2016 was 23.3 years old.2.
Sep 14, 2018 · Fewer start using heroin, but young adults use meth more, national survey shows. New national drug-use survey shows meth use surges among young adults, new heroin use dips.