February 26, 2010
HUMAN IMPACT provides an eye-opening introduction to meth's impact on individuals, families, and communities across the globe. Explores motivations for use including the need to escape negative feelings, lose weight, enhance sex, and increase energy. Reveals how many of these factors impact women disproportionately, resulting in specialized needs in recovery. Focuses on the magnitude and consequences of use, including job and property loss, poverty, incarceration, and effects on children. Spotlights the link between meth and violence, especially domestic violence and crimes that result in imprisonment. Concludes with realistic solutions.
Chapter 3: Why Meth?
Explores individual motivations for meth use, including the need for acceptance, the desire to escape negative feelings, pressures to be thin, and the intense physical rush.