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Great Falls is the third largest city in the state of Montana with a growing population of 58,505 according to the 2010 census report. Great Falls gets its name from 5 waterfalls along the upper Missouri River basin that today each supports a hydroelectric dam. These dams give the city the nickname “Electric City” today. The city is home to the University of Great Falls, and the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind. As well as the home of the C.M. Russell Museum Complex and the Four Season’s Arena.
Methamphetamine Production and Distribution in Montana and throughout the United States
The city of Great Falls has an alarmingly high rate of Methamphetamine users in its area. There are many illegal Methamphetamine Laboratories in the rural areas on Montana that produce this highly addictive illicit drug. In Montana and throughout the United State Law Enforcement are doing all they can to stop the production and distribution of Methamphetamine. In combination with education the public and limiting the amount of product, that is used in cooking meth, being allowed to be purchased. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, in 2003, there was 10,094 Meth Lab’s seized by law enforcement in the U.S. Despite shutting down so many Meth Labs in the United States, Mexican methamphetamine distribution networks are expanding and trafficking in the Methamphetamine.
Methamphetamine is a highly addictive central nervous system stimulant that can be injected, snorted, smoked, or ingested orally. Methamphetamine give a short yet intense “rush” when the drug is first administered. The immediate effects of methamphetamine include increased activity and decreased appetite. According to the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 12.6 million Americans aged 12 or older reported using methamphetamine at least once during their lifetimes.
Chronic use and health risks
Chronic users of Methamphetamine develop a tolerance, requiring more of the drug to reach that same effects as before. With a tolerance an addiction and dependence often develops. Before they know it their life is completely consumed by the drug and are facing health risks such as anxiety, insomnia, mood disturbances, violent behaviors, paranoia, hallucinations, and delusions such as the sensation of bugs crawling under the user’s skin. Many chronic meth users have poor hygiene, sore on their body and “meth mouth” where there teeth are rooting.
Get Help from a Rehab in Great Falls
According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, in 2007, there was 137,154 treatment admissions with Methamphetamine as the primary drug abused. You are not alone in your addiction. Doctors and staff at Great Falls, Montana Rehab Facilities are here to help you overcome this debilitating addiction. You will be prescribed a non-addictive medication to lessen any of the withdrawal symptoms related to methamphetamine while going threw the detox process. You will be counseled on how to remain sober after leaving the program as well as finding out the core reason behind your addiction. With the support of friends and family you will be able to remain on the road to sobriety. Do not let Methamphetamine control your life any longer. Contact and Great Falls, Montana Rehab Program today.