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Methamphetamine Detox And Treatment In Manitoba

Methamphetamine was introduced to the world shortly after the Second World War. The reason for using the drug was simple; it helped soldiers ignore fatigue and suppressed their appetites. While these two things seemed like a really good idea for soldiers, it also proved to be a huge mistake. No one realized just how quickly a person could become addicted to the drug, and they certainly could not have predicted how devastating the drug could take on the person's physical and mental health. In addition to being prone to several physical health problems that include poor dentition and circulatory problems, methamphetamine kills off brain cells. Individuals who inject the drug are prone to developing HIV and AIDS as a result of using dirty needles.

The only way to get over a methamphetamine addiction is by taking advantage of the drug rehabilitation programs that are available all over Manitoba. They have methamphetamine detox and treatment centers. These programs are run by a staff of well-trained individuals who are experienced at not just helping addicts understand the nature of their addiction to methamphetamine, but who will also help the addict develop skills that will make it possible for them to build a life that does not revolve around the drug.

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Manitoba has several different drug treatment programs where residents can go to get the methamphetamine treatment they need. Some of the programs include onsite methamphetamine detox as well as extensive cognitive behavior therapy programs. Many of the programs are funded by the government and are based on the 12-step approach to treatment and usually last for twenty-eight days. In addition to the government-funded programs, there are also private programs, which offer alternative approaches to methamphetamine treatment. Many of the private programs last longer than the government-funded programs and provide life skill training and incorporate holistic approaches to drug treatment.

Reference: http://www.methamphetamine.org/

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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