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Created On Tuesday, 17, April 2012
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment & Detox Centers In Nebraska

TREATMENT FOR METH ADDICTION IN NEBRASKA

However, one of the good things is that a lot of people are getting help for their meth addiction. In 2005, there were almost 14% of all drug treatment admissions that were methamphetamine treatment in Nebraska, and in 2010; there were about 7.5% that were meth treatments. Statistics also show that about 40% of the addicts that check into a methamphetamine treatment in Nebraska are between the age of 21 and 30 years old. So a lot of young people are getting addicted to meth in Nebraska. It is possible for an individual to beat a meth addiction when provided with the correct treatment. There are a lot of services available for meth abuse in Nebraska including detoxification programs, drug rehab services for adolescents, residential treatments, and drug testing services.

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Methamphetamine is a synthetic chemical that is man-made. It is most commonly made in illegal labs. This poses a serious danger, as the chemicals in these labs are potentially explosive. Although meth is the most common name for this drug, there are many other street names for it.

Here are some of them:

  • Brown
  • Tweak
  • Speed
  • Fast

The family members of a crystal meth addict should truly get the person into a Nebraska meth treatment before it gets to that point. When a person is hooked on meth, family members often have to resort to using intervention services in order to get the person into rehab treatment.

METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA

Crystal methamphetamine is readily available in Nebraska. Usually, the smuggled methamphetamine is brought in by Hispanic drug trafficking organizations. However, actually, a lot of the meth found in Nebraska is produced within the state in clandestine meth labs. A lot of people are working hard to make sure that those who are involved in illegal activities related to meth.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.