What is meth?
Meth is another name for methamphetamine, a highly addictive and dangerous drug.
What should I do if I need help?
How does meth affect me?
Meth is a stimulant, which means it increases brain activity and releases dopamine causing feelings of pleasure for the person using it. However, using meth has many dangerous side effects, including:
- increased alertness and activeness
- increased blood pressure and heart rate
- decreased appetite
- mood swings
- problems sleeping
- violent behavior
- psychosis (seeing, hearing, and feeling things that are not there)
- severe skin sores and dental problems