Methamphetamine

(Meth)

What is meth?

Meth is a synthetic drug and a powerful central nervous system stimulant

How do you use it?

Most popular way: smoking it

Other ways: Snorted, inhaled, injected, or eaten

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Slang terms for Meth

  • Crystal
  • G
  • Trash
  • Ice
  • Go-go juice
  • Rocket fuel
  • Chalk
  • Dunk
  • Pookie
  • White church

Affects

Short term affects of meth


  • Crashing
  • Extreme weight loss
  • Not feeling hungry
  • Disturbed sleep patters
  • Nausea
  • Increased aggressiveness
  • Hallucination
  • Paranoia


Long term affects of meth

  • Increased heart rate and blood pressure
  • Damaged blood vessels in brain
  • Liver, lung, or kidney damage
  • Memory loss
  • Inability to grasp thoughts
  • Mood swings

Signs of abuse

  • Not sleeping for very long
  • Lose of appetite
  • Major weight loss
  • May appear unusually active
  • Can seem nervous and anxious

Before and After