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Crystal Meth & Your Brain: An Infographic

Methamphetamine use is on the rise (Drug Enforcement Administration 2015). And so are crystal-meth-related drug convictions (see “State Sentencing…”). So what do we know about crystal meth? In particular, what does crystal meth do to your body and brain? The South Shore Recovery Center has some answers. In fact, they’ve done us the favor of turning those answers into the infographic below.

The Infographic

Infographic: How Long Does Meth Stay In Your System?

References

2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary | Drug Enforcement Administration.

Drug Facts: Methamphetamine | DrugAbuse.gov

Drug Fact Sheet: Methamphetamine | Drug Enforcement Administration

How Long Does Crystal Meth Stay in Your System? | Treatment4Addiction.com

How Long Does Meth Stay In Your System? | Home Health Testing

Methamphetamine | DrugAbuse.gov

Methamphetamine | MedLinePlus.gov

State Sentencing: How Drug Sentencing Varies Across the U.S. | DrugAbuce.com

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Nick Byrd

Nick is a cognitive scientist studying reasoning, wellbeing, and willpower. When he is not teaching, in the lab, writing, exercising, or relaxing, he is blogging at www.byrdnick.com/blog