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Title The methamphetamine crisis : strategies to save addicts, families, and communities / edited by Herbert C. Covey ; foreword by Lori Moriarty.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.299 M592M    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 276 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-264) and index.
Contents Foreword / Lori Moriarty -- Pt.I The basics of methamphetamine : What is methamphetamine and how and why is it used? / Herbert C. Covey -- Prevalence of use and manufacture of methamphetamine in the United States: is the sky falling or is it not really a problem? / Herbert C. Covey.
Pt.II The human side of clandestine methamphetamine labs and health risks of exposure : Methamphetamine production: lab identification and the dangers of making methamphetamine to families, children, and professionals / Lynn Riemer -- The short- and long-term medical effects of methamphetamine on children and adults / Kathryn M. Wells -- The environmental cleanup of methamphetamine labs / Colleen Brisnehan.
Pt.III Case management and treatment for methamphetamine use, does anything work? : Case management with parents affected by methamphetamine addiction / Karen Mooney -- Community-based treatment for methamphetamine addiction / Nicolas Taylor -- A multisite comparison of psychosocial approaches for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence / Richard A. Rawson, et al. -- Child welfare and methamphetamine / Herbert C. Covey -- Tonya's story: words of experience from a methamphetamine addict in recovery / Tonya Wheeler -- Samantha's story: words of experience from a methamphetamine addict in recovery / Samantha Cameron -- Mother of a methamphetamine addict / Rhonda.
Pt.IV Community responses to methamphetamine use and manufacture : Methamphetamine addiction: an integrated approach to case management, evaluation, and treatment / Angela Mead -- Drug courts: an effective strategy for communities facing methamphetamine / C. West Huddleston III -- A creative partnership among multiple systems: the El Paso County, Colorado, Family Treatment Drug Court / Shirley Rhodus, Julia Roguski.
Subject Methamphetamine abuse -- United States.
Methamphetamine -- United States.
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Children of drug addicts -- United States.
Amphetamine-Related Disorders -- therapy -- United States.
Methamphetamine -- adverse effects -- United States.
Community Health Planning -- United States.
Added Author Covey, Herbert C.
Other Form: Online version: Methamphetamine crisis. Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007 (OCoLC)654766481
ISBN 0275993221 alkaline paper
9780275993221 alkaline paper
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