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Methamphetamine Treatment & Detox Programs In California

Methamphetamine is known to be one of the worst drugs to be hooked on in California. It is extremely addictive and causes symptoms that are anything but pleasant. Even someone who has just started using meth can start feeling paranoid; have a very high body temperature (which can even be fatal in some cases) and anxiety. Of course, we have all seen the effect that meth has on people with pictures of completely changed faces, with a pale complexion, dark areas under their eyes and a lot of acne or sores. These are symptoms of long-term use of methamphetamine.

All the ingredients that make up the methamphetamine found in California are all very toxic. Some of the ingredients that can be used are anything from brake cleaner, batteries and even fertilizers. This is very toxic to the body and is probably why it ravages it so quickly. Another danger related to methamphetamine in California is the meth labs. They represent a big danger for those who cook meth because of the toxic gas that get released during the process. There also have been a lot of explosions due to the combination of elements in meth labs.

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Methamphetamine, ever since it first came out, has been a very big problem in California. Meth is the biggest drug threat in all of California. There has been a lot of methamphetamine coming from Mexico directly into California. There are also a lot of people producing methamphetamine locally in the rural areas of California. There are a lot of meth labs found all over California. For example, in 2001, there were 1,857 meth lab seizures. However, a new bill was passed restraining the sale of the components used for the making of methamphetamine. This reduced greatly the production of meth in California. In 2005, there were 468 meth labs seized; this represents a big decrease. In 2007, drug enforcement personnel seized almost 2,000 kilograms of methamphetamine so that it wasn’t sold.

However, there is a silver lining; a lot of people are actually seeking help in crystal meth addiction treatments in California. For example, there were about 199,000 treatment admissions for drugs and alcohol addiction in California. Out of these, there are over 55,000 methamphetamine treatment admissions. This means that more than a quarter of all treatments in California are for meth addiction. There are more meth treatment admissions than any other drugs, even alcohol. Statistics also show that a quarter of these admissions was below 25 years of age. So that a lot of young people, even minors, are struggling with meth addiction treatment in California.

There are a lot of methamphetamine treatments in California, and we can help you find the one that suits you best.


California Addiction Services by Type of Drug

California Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Below, you will find a list of detox and rehabilitation centers for Methamphetamine addiction in California. The list may be incomplete, so if you have a hard time finding the proper service, call one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Methamphetamine Detox & Rehabs in California

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