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NATIONAL METH AWARENESS DAY – November 30

National Meth Awareness Day November 30

National Meth Awareness Day November 30

NATIONAL METH AWARENESS DAY

November 30, has been declared National Methamphetamine Awareness Day as a part of a nationwide effort to further educate the American public about the effects of methamphetamine abuse on families and communities. The effort hopes to increase awareness and decrease demand of the highly-addictive drug.

A national survey found one out of six young adults has used illicit drugs in the last month.Brain scientists now know why just one use of crystal meth (methamphetamine) can make a person feel hooked.

The awareness day is an effort to send a prevention message to potential meth users and to educate current users about programs that are available to them, according to a Department of Justice news release. For more information visit the website at http://alcoholism.about.com/b/2006/11/30/national-methamphetamine-awareness-day.htm

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