Unformatted text preview: 2005 NSDUH, 10.4 million Americans age 12 and older had tried methamphetamine at least once in their lifetimes. (NIDA). Extent Con’t Extent In 2004, the number of methamphetamine treatment admissions to Emergency Departments increased to greater than 150,000, representing 8 percent of all drug related admissions. (NIDA) In 1992, only 5 states reported high rates of treatment admissions (i.e., >24 per 100,000 population) for primary methamphetamine/amphetamine problems; by 2002, this number increased to 21, more than a third of the states. (NIDA). Extent Con’t Extent The National Drug Intelligence Center (2006) found that in Spokane, Washington, methamphetamine users committed 70 percent of the city’s burglaries, 80 percent of vehicle thefts, and 95 percent of credit card frauds. In Oregon, the st...
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- Winter '11
- methamphetamine treatment admissions, n’t Extent, Drug Policy Drug, Drug Problem Problem, Drug Use Extent