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How Much Meth It Takes To Overdose

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How much meth does it take to overdose

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David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. That's a rather chilling question because, in my opinion, any dose of meth is extremely dangerous. I know many people who feel they can control their intake and then quickly become powerless over the drug. As to specifics,... Read more »

Crystal Meth and AIDS

hey dr,i have aids and use crystal meth(smoke it).It makes me feel very good and takes away alot of... Read more »

2.Treatment for IV meth miss

What can someone do for themselves at home after they miss an injection of a meth hit?... Read more »

The Horrors of Crystal Meth

In the last few years, the abuse of crystal methamphetamine (also known as crystal, meth, tina or speed) has gotten out of control in the U.S. gay community. One reason this is so alarming is that the abuse of crystal meth contributes to the spread... Read more »

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Living With[out] Crystal Meth

Alter the chemical make-up of ephedrine, add just the right amount of drain cleaner, battery acid, and antifreeze, toss in assorted other easy-bake compounds, and you have the recipe for crystal meth. Bon apptit. I had heard rumors about the... Read more »
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Georgia: Recent Meth Deaths Spark Community Forum

Relatives and partners of several local gay men who have died recently after using crystal methamphetamine are scheduled to speak at a community forum in Atlanta on Feb. 15. The Atlanta Meth Task Force is organizing the gathering. Among the... Read more »
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Getting past crystal meth use

Posted by chadlee, 7 Replies
Hey there-I have been positive for a little over 4 years and most of that time I have been very addicted to crystal meth. I was using 24/7 for probably 3 years and about a year ago I tried to quit cold turkey with no help at all. I have only... Read more »

Crystal Meth - Gay community in general, HIV

Posted by NickBaer, 1 Reply
I found some new informational resources on Crystal Meth - the Gay community in general, and specifically Crystal's releation to new HIV cases.

There's some very out-there educators and celebreties speaking out on the dangers of Crystal.

I found it... Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In the United Kingdom from January 18, 2007 crystal meth is to be reclassified in the UK as a Class A drug. Crystal meth is now classed among the most harmful drugs. Poppers (Amyl-, Butyl-, and Isobutyl-Nitrite) should also now be upgraded and... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »