methamphetamine

What Zoom Can Mean for Quarantined Chemsex Participants

University lectures, business meetings and friendships are increasingly being uploaded to the video conferencing platform Zoom amid lockdowns in response…

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Drug Users in Study: Mixing Meth and Heroin Reduces Comedowns, Boosts Pleasure

Polydrug use is the norm, not the exception. Increased risks are associated with certain combinations, but it matters to understand…

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A Canadian Province Doesn’t Want Meth Users at Safe Consumption Sites

In Alberta, Canada, a committee for the provincial Ministry of Health expressed opposition to the province's legal safe consumption sites…

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NY Governor’s Office Points to Stimulant Addiction Meds as Deaths Rise

In response to increasing numbers of cocaine- and methamphetamine-related deaths in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration has issued guidance…

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California May Soon Pay People to Reduce Their Meth Use

Low-income Californians with methamphetamine use disorders may soon have expanded access to a well evidenced treatment intervention that offers monetary…

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Iowa Law Enforcement Alleged to Be “Moving Force” in Meth Death

In May 2019, Alex Billmeyer died from methamphetamine intoxication after being held in a Dubuque County, Iowa jail cell for…

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Will “Sobering Centers” Help People Who Use Methamphetamine?

Officials in San José, California are proposing a new solution to rising rates of methamphetamine use in Santa Clara County.…

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Opportunities and Limits of New Federal Funding for Stimulant Responses

As the federal government pours billions of dollars into state-level responses to opioid use disorders and opioid-involved overdoses, the tide…

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Does the CDC Drastically Undercount US Overdose Deaths?

A study published January 7 suggests that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be drastically undercounting national…

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“Methadone” for Meth Is on the Horizon

The robust public health response to opioid use disorders in the United States is, in part, made possible by the…

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