The Effects of Crystal Meth

By: Noah Hill

What is Crystal Meth?

Crystal Meth is a white crystalline drug in the same class as Cocaine.

How is it used?

Crystal Meth is entered in the body by snorting, smoking, injecting with a needle, or inserted orally.

Street Names: Meth, Crank, Chalk, Speed, Ice, Crystal.

Short-term effects of Crystal Meth

  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased heart rate
  • Dilation of pupils
  • Hallucuinations
  • Nausea

Long-term effects of Crystal Meth

  • Depression
  • Severe tooth decay
  • Weight loss
  • Liver, kidney, lung damage
  • Respiratory problems

Anne Marie

Anne started using meth when she was in high school, she had to drop out of college before her first semester. Anne spent all of her time either doing meth or trying to get it. Meth took control of her life