Join an effective meth rehab and drug addiction recovery program.
Crystal meth is a dangerous and deteriorating drug. Methamphetamines rush users with adrenaline, leading to aggression, paranoia and risky behaviour. Meth’s addictive properties lead to a host of medical problems, and potentially death.
At John Volken Academy, we want to help those who are struggling with meth and crystal meth addictions. Walk along side others on the journey toward recovering from meth addiction.
How do you know if you or a loved one are addicted to methamphetamines? Read the signs and symptoms of meth addiction below:
What Are The Symptoms & Signs of Meth Addiction?
After using meth, users feel an intense euphoria. This increases chances of exhibiting anxiety, paranoia, nervousness, auditory hallucinations, or delusional behaviors of superiority, intelligence, or strength. They may become talkative, overly-active, or intensely obsessed with an object, thought, or activity. Cognition and motor functioning are affected and vary by user and this high can last anywhere from 4-14 hours.
Symptoms & signs of meth use include:
- Feel the need to do meth to get through the day
- Decreased appetite
- Extremely dilated pupils and light sensitivity
- Dry mouth
- Shaking and tremors
- ‘Picking’ of the skin causing dangerous and unattractive sores and scars
- Abscesses in the skin from dirty needles
- Decreased or increased and possibly painful urination
- Changes in sleep patterns
- Deterioration of physical appearance and personal grooming habits
- Agitation and irritability
A Holistic Approach to Meth & Crystal Meth Addiction Recovery
The John Volken Academy ensures that every graduate achieves all four essential elements of methamphetamines Addiction Recovery and is set up for lasting sobriety：
- Address the Root Cause
- Sufficient Time for Healing
- A New Life-Style
- The Necessary Tools for Lasting Sobriety
Learn more about our Therapeutic Community approach to recovery from heroin addiction recovery and learn how to maintain lasting sobriety below.
[Everyone] has a song to sing. They know they have a song to sing. But they can’t sing it as an addict.
One-Time Intake Fee. That’s it.
The program is free.
No Monthly Fees! The John Volken Academy is sponsored by private charitable foundations, friends of the Academy, supporting businesses and government.
There is a one-time intake fee for the program, after that the program is free.
Call 1-855-592-3001, let’s talk and see how we can help you or your loved one.
Meth Mouth, Withdrawal & More: Meth Addiction FAQs
What Are Common Physical Signs of Meth Abuse?
You may find the following surrounding those who use meth:
- Meth pipes are typically long, glass cylinders with rounded, bulbous ends.
- A used pipe has black burn marks on the underside of the end.
- Broken light bulbs used as pipes
What are the effects of meth?
Meth is a stimulant that, in the short-term, makes users feel euphoric and confident.
Short-term effects of meth:
- Intense “Rush” of euphoria and adrenaline
- Loss of appetite
- Significant weight loss
- Change in sleeping patterns
- Severe mood swings
- Unpredictable behavior
- Tremors or convulsions
- Elevated blood pressure.
- Rapid heart rate
- Methamphetamines are 3x stronger than cocaine.
Long term effects of meth:
- More persistent psychotic symptoms–including delusions, paranoia, and hallucinations.
- “Meth Mouth” where users will have rotting teeth & gums. Meth mouth is caused by 1) the smoke from meth, 2) dry mouth 3) users chew and crave sugary candy during their high, which ends up causing cavities and infections.
- Increased mental health issues like depression, anxiety and social isolation.
- Confusion and odd behavior.
- Feeling of bugs crawling on the skin.
- Body sores from users picking at their skin.
- Breathing problems associated with smoke inhalation.
- Irreversible damage to blood vessels throughout the body, including the heart and brain.