Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story
MISSOULA, Mont., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, July 5, 2009, The Billings Gazette published a story focused on the Montana Meth
Project. The story also ran in the Helena Independent Record and the Missoulian the same day. In framing the story as a "debate" about the Montana Meth
Montana Meth Project Announces New Board Members
Business, Medical, and Law Enforcement Leaders Strengthen Prevention Program
MISSOULA, Mont., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Meth
Project today announced the appointment of John Parker, Cascade County Attorney; Bill Foley, chairman of the board of directors for Fidelity National Fi...
Success for Crystal Meth Drug Addict on YouTube
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Narconon
Trois-Rivieres, crystal methamphetamine (more commonly referred to as
crystal meth) is a drug known to cause severe addiction problems. The side
effects associated with crystal meth
consumption are blatantly devastating:
New Survey Demonstrates Increased Awareness of the Dangers of Meth Use
94 percent of Arizona teens now see great risk in trying methamphetamine once
PHOENIX, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new statewide survey has found that
teens' attitudes toward the dangers of methamphetamine use have shifted
substantially since the ARIZONA METH
Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Directs New Meth Project Advertising Campaign
Groundbreaking project credited with dramatic reduction in Meth
PALTO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meth
today unveiled its new advertising campaign, including a series of
television ads directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Alejandro
Gonzalez Inarritu, the...
Illinois Meth Project Launches Large-Scale Meth Prevention Campaign
Aggressive media campaign to saturate TV, radio, and print with anti-Meth messaging
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Meth
today launched a campaign to prevent first-time methamphetamine use,
targeting the Springfield, Decatur, and Cha...
A New Year, A New Opportunity: Metropolitan Community Church Leaders Urge Faith Leaders to Address HIV and Crystal Meth Use Among LGBT Youth
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1991, Kharma Amos
dressed up as a condom to pass out HIV prevention materials in Tulsa, OK.
That same year, 1...
ARIZONA METH PROJECT Unveils Arizona's Anti-Meth Youth Pledge and Kicks Off Phase Two of Public Awareness Campaign
PHOENIX, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona's "Not Even Once(R)" Youth
Pledge was revealed today, to mark the kick-off of phase two of the ARIZONA
METH PROJECT mass media youth prevention and education campaign featuring
hard-hitting television, outdoor and print advertising designed to prevent
Moms to be, beware of meth - It can hamper growth and development in your babies
The many pregnant methamphetamine users who inevitably convey the poisonous toxic meth
chemicals to their unborn fetus , has crossed //dangerous levels , reveals a novel Canadian Study.
Motherisk lab at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto conducted a study which examined hair samples of...
Fergie Used to Talk to a Basket When She was Hooked on Meth
Singer Fergie was so fazed-out when she was addicted to crystal methamphetamine addiction eight years ago, that she used to talk to a basket .
The Black Eyed Peas' singer revealed that she talked to the basket thinking someone was sitting inside it, and would come and catch her.
Prenatal meth exposure linked to abnormal brain development
ST. PAUL, Minn. A first of its kind study examining the effects of methamphetamine use during pregnancy has found the drug appears to cause abnormal brain development in children. The research is published in the April 15, 2009, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Aca...
New method identifies meth hot spots
CORVALLIS, Ore. A researcher at Oregon State University has used a new method of combining multiple sources of data to identify counties in Oregon with high numbers of methamphetamine-related problems per capita, giving officials a new tool in fighting the illegal drug.
The study, presented to...
OHSU lab finds meth receptor that could lead to therapy
A recently discovered signaling system in the brain has just been shown to be turned on by methamphetamine, an Oregon Health & Science University study found.
The signaling system could soon become a target for therapies aiming to reverse meth’s adverse health effects as well as reduce the cr...
One hit of crystal meth causes birth defects
A single prenatal dose of methamphetamine ?commonly known as speed ?may be enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies, say University of Toronto researchers.
In research published in the August issue of Free Radical Biology and Medicine, U of T pharmacy and pharmacology profe...
Hair samples show babies can be exposed to 'crystal meth' while in the womb
...erase the chemical evidence it holds.
boosts alertness and promotes a sense of wellbeing...but 14 of the samples testing positive for crystal meth
had been sent for analysis in 2005. The first posi...he authors say that the precise effects of crystal meth
on a fetus are not fully known, but the evidence t...
Meth promotes spread of virus in HIV-infected users
The investigators found that meth
increases expression of a receptor called DC-SIGN,...mmune system.
"This finding shows that using meth
is doubly dangerous," said Madhavan P.N. Nair, Ph....g it, we may be able to prevent the interaction of meth
with its specific receptors, thereby inhibiting th...