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Meth is so addicting that some people can become hooked after trying it just one time. The drug provides users with a huge surge of dopamine production in the brain, increasing their feeling of pleasure. Over time, continued use becomes the only way users can feel pleasure, which is why it is so highly addictive. If you are addicted to meth, it is so easy for the drug to become your central focus, making relationships, work, and hobbies obsolete.

If you are wondering if you or a loved one is addicted to meth, here are some red flags:

  • Mood swings, irritability, agitation
  • Want to stop using meth but are unable
  • Extreme weight loss
  • Stealing money from friends, family and businesses to buy more
  • Emergence of erratic behavior which can include paranoia and even psychosis
  • Using meth is impacting your ability to hold a job and connect with people
  • Your addiction is taking a toll on your finances
  • Experiencing symptoms of withdrawal when you rapidly stop or decrease use

Like other drugs, meth can lead to changes in brain function, psychosis, heart problems, skin issues, severe dental problems and gum disease. In addition, like heroin, meth can be used intravenously increasing the risk of contracting hepatitis C and HIV from shared needle use and developing skin infections at injection sites such as an abscess, which untreated can lead to infection and, worse, possible limb amputation.

If you are addicted to meth and ready to change, our team is ready to provide you with the support and guidance you need to safely give up the drug for good. You can find joy again outside of meth use. The team at Jackson House Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center is here to help you.

Our meth addiction treatment program is specialized to help you address your mental and physical needs and repair the damage the drug has caused. Our team will help you as you detox from meth. We provide individual and group therapy, help you learn to nourish your body with high-quality food, provide activities to teach you healthy life skills, and connect you to ongoing support once you leave treatment.

Wondering if you have a problem with Meth? Take our short self-assessment.


Take our 10-question quiz to see if you have any signs of a meth addiction. If you are struggling with addiction, remember there is hope. Jackson House is here to help.

Question 1

1. Have you ever tried to stop using meth but been unable to quit?

Question 2

2. How often do you use meth?

Question 3

3. Do you feel guilt or remorse when you use meth?

Question 4

4. Have you ever traded sex, money or drugs for meth?

Question 5

5. Since you’ve started using meth, do you feel isolated from the people you love?

Question 6

6. Have you developed a tolerance to meth and need to use more in order to achieve the same high?

If you have selected answer A to any of the questions above you could be struggling with a meth addiction. You should find a healthcare professional who can provide you with a proper diagnosis and the best treatment options for your needs. Call our team today to learn how we can help.

This quiz is for informational purposes only and not to be considered a diagnosis of a substance use disorder. Please consult a mental health professional for an appointment.

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