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Meth Treatment

Methamphetamine — also known as meth, chalk, crystal, ice and speed — is a highly addictive stimulant drug that causes an intense “high” and then fades, leaving people to ingest more. Common forms of meth include a white powder or pill that is bitter-tasting and crystal meth, which looks like shiny, blue and white glass fragments. Furthermore, meth can alter brain chemistry and cause addictive behavior.

According to a 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 1.2 million people reported using meth in the past year. In addition, the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that approximately 600,000 reported using meth in any given month.

However, a major challenge for those struggling with substance abuse is a lack of meaning in life, which ultimately leads to a variety of health issues and recovery concerns.

Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment

At the Phoenix Recovery Center we offer individualized treatment programs for addiction recovery. In addition, we know and understand the science of chemical dependency with its associated neurological changes and its impact upon the pleasure system, emotions, learning, memory, motivation, and most importantly, the ability to exercise choice. We know and understand the biological and psychological science that support treatments in trauma, emotional disorders, and other mental health concerns.

In short, we work towards a greater sense of meaning that has been positively associated with the capacity to overcome difficulties in life and an ability to increase mental and physical welfare.

Below is information relating to meth addiction and our treatment programs.

What is Meth Addiction?

Meth addiction occurs when a person develops dependence on the drug and experiences major withdrawal when they stop taking the drug. When meth is ingested, it increases the amount of dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain, leading the user to experience a “euphoria” for 6-12 hours. When the drug fades, the user then experiences negative feelings, such as anxiety and depression. Because of meth withdrawal, it leads the user to take more and at a higher dosage to get the same first time “high.” When tolerance is developed, it creates addictive behavior.

Meth addiction can disrupt daily life as well as ruin family and friend relationships and lead to serious money issues, health issues, and illegal activity when not treated.

If you think you or a loved one is suffering from a meth addiction, get help today by calling (801) 438-3185

How to Tell if Someone is Addicted to Meth

Those suffering from meth addiction will show physical signs as well as lifestyle changes.

Physical signs of meth addiction include:

  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased body temperature
  • Faster breathing
  • Severe dental problems
  • Extreme weight loss
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Diarrhea

In addition to these symptoms, people addicted to meth will exhibit lifestyle changes, including:

  • Unpredictable behavior
  • Mood swings
  • Sleeping problems
  • Violent behavior
  • Hallucinations
  • Paranoia
  • Memory loss
  • Anxiety

The severity will depend on the person and how much tolerance and dependence they’ve developed with meth.

What is the Treatment for Meth Addiction and What Does That Look Like at PRC?

A meth addiction deals with alterations of brain chemistry and is not easily solved by willpower and stopping the meth intake. Treatment options include medication management, inpatient/residential care, counseling, and 12 Step Programs.

At The Phoenix Recovery Center, we offer addiction recovery services and specifically treat those suffering from meth addiction. Our services include a Residential TreatmentPHP Day programIntensive Outpatient program and general outpatient program. Click on each service to learn more about what they entail and how they can help you on a path towards recovery.

The Phoenix Recovery Experience

Phoenix Recovery Experience

Patients and families who engage in The Phoenix recovery experience through our continuum of care, learn and develop both recovery and disease management skills. Moreover, patients and family members begin to identify, define, and achieve stability in their pursuit of a meaningful life. As a result, self-confidence embodies the emotional and cognitive condition of our patients and family members. Patients and their family members enjoy relationships that begin to be healed. They also celebrate the fact that dreams are being redefined through realistic applied behaviors that are motivated by meaning pursuits supported by recovery based support systems.

We are excited to answer any questions and support you in your healing process and reclaiming the life you desire (801) 438-3185.


The Phoenix Difference

The Phoenix Difference constitutes a carefully tailored program and recovery experience defined by research. Every effort is directed at supporting outcomes that prepare patients and their families with both the knowledge and applied behaviors to manage mental health disorders and to reclaim a meaningful life.

Furthermore, The Phoenix Recovery Center is driven by the guiding mission statement: “Empowering individuals and families suffering from addiction and mental health disorders, to celebrate life through lasting solutions.” We accomplish the therapeutic and healing experience through a continuum of care that begins with Residential Treatment and traverses across a Day Program, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), to General Outpatient (GOP). Lastly, the continuum of care culminates in a weekly Alumni Support Meeting, which provides a recovery support community to sustain the recovery capital of The Phoenix Alumni.


Meth Rehab Centers Near Me:

489 West South Jordan Parkway Suite 400
South Jordan, Utah 84095

Call Now (801) 438-3185

If you or a loved one is suffering from an addiction, Call Now for Immediate Help: (801) 438-3185

The Phoenix Recovery Center
489 W. South Jordan Pkwy
Suite 400
South Jordan, UT