The abuse of methamphetamine potent and highly addictive stimulant—remains an extremely serious problem in the United States. According to data from the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), over 12 million people (4.7 percent of the population) have tried methamphetamine at least once. NSDUH also reports that approximately 1.2 million people used methamphetamine in the year leading up to the survey.
Addiction to methamphetamine is no laughing matter to struggle through or to watch helplessly as someone you love goes through it. Although methamphetamine is often referred to as a party or club drug for the euphoric high it delivers, there’s no party going on when you’re cleaning up the mess that addiction to meth leaves behind. Another reason methamphetamine is a popular club drug is because it’s so easy for users to get their hands on.
The consequences of methamphetamine abuse are terrible for the individual and the family––psychologically, medically, and socially. A Better Life Recovery view the individual holistically and treatment is individualized to provide the tools for lifelong recovery.