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The impact of methamphetamine in Illinois communities

Ralph A. Weisheit

The impact of methamphetamine in Illinois communities

an ethnography : a report to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

by Ralph A. Weisheit

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Published by Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methamphetamine abuse -- Illinois,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Illinois

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ralph A. Weisheit.
    ContributionsIllinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5831.I4 W45 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24093039M
    LC Control Number2006360634

    This book examines parental methamphetamine misuse in rural Illinois and how it affects children and families. Specifically, the authors were looking to answer four questions: what external conditions exist for children, how well children function psychologically, what are implications for treatment, and how effective is the intervention. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A narrative- and relationship-based intervention implemented by child-welfare professionals in Illinois has helped foster children in the rural Midwest begin recovering from the traumatic experiences associated with their parents' misuse and/or manufacture of methamphetamine by recruiting people in the children's communities to help them to talk about and better understand.

      Wendy Haight is a professor of social work at Illinois and part of a research team* looking at the effects of methamphetamine use on families and children. The research has been conducted in seven largely rural Central Illinois counties, with help from the Charleston child welfare field office that serves them. The findings highlight the potential impact of a new methamphetamine epidemic on individuals, households and communities, and the need to harness a comprehensive and multi-sectoral policy response to drug prevention and treatment, which can address the impact of use at the individual, inter-personal, and community by:

    Methamphetamine: Selected full-text books and articles Helping People Addicted to Methamphetamine: A Creative New Approach for Families and Communities By Nicolas T. Taylor; Herbert C. Covey Praeger, Illinois Compiled Statutes Table of Contents. ( ILCS /5) Sec. 5. Purpose. The purpose of this Act is to reduce the damage that the manufacture, distribution, and use of methamphetamine are inflicting on children, families, communities, businesses, the economy, and the environment in Illinois.


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The impact of methamphetamine in Illinois communities by Ralph A. Weisheit Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Impact of Methamphetamine on Illinois Communities: An Ethnography, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Ralph Weisheit, October Study of the impact of methamphetamine on two rural Illinois counties, including inteviews with a wide range of community members.

The Impact of Methamphetamine on Illinois Communities: An Ethnography Introduction Methamphetamine use and production have become major problems in the Midwest, including Illinois. Although the precise extent of the problem cannot be known, several indicators suggest cause for alarm.

The amount of methamphetamine seized and submitted to. In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L. White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a 'wonder drug' to the current perception that it is a 'scourge' of by: The impact of methamphetamine in Illinois communities: an ethnography: a report to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority / By Ralph A.

Weisheit and Illinois. While most of the country has turned its attention to the opioid crisis, Illinois has seen a resurgence in methamphetamine misuse and related offending, particularly in rural areas.

Researchers explored literature and data available on the extent and nature of state and national methamphetamine issues. Researchers found the arrest rate for methamphetamine-related offenses more than tripled.

Methamphetamine infects and destroys every community it enters. One frightening fact about methamphetamine is that its production is easy to learn, relatively inexpensive, and can be done anywhere. This means that meth has turned up in small towns much more than any other drug. A Profile of PACT Methamphetamine: A Community Problem.

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is a drug with the unique ability to impact well beyond the individual manufacture and distribution of meth has been shown to cause significant damage to the environment; is hazardous to innocent children and others in close proximity to where it is being manufactured; can.

Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it's doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.

Methamphetamine, also known as “meth,” “speed,” “crank,” “crystal” and “ice,” is a very powerful man-made drug that affects the central nervous system. It is made in clandestine (illegal) laboratories in houses, apartments, hotel rooms, vehicles, and outdoor locations.

When a laboratory is shut down, equipment and chemicals are removed by law enforcement, but the property may. Meth is back "with a vengeance," police say. Now made mostly by superlabs in Mexico, it is stronger, cheaper and more prevalent, cutting across demographic barriers and sparking serious crime.

The inherent dangers to children being raised at or near a methamphetamine lab are severe: inhalation or ingestion of toxic substances including methamphetamine, accidental injection or.

methamphetamine use and abuse in Illinois’ Fourth Judicial Circuit, how this compares to provide a general overview of methamphetamine activities and the response and impact of the criminal justice system. In addition, these data are readily available and consistently in Illinois’ rural communities.

The definitive book on the impact of methamphetamine on people, communities, and society, written by two of America's leading addiction and criminal justice experts. In recent years, the media have inundated us with coverage of the horrors that befall methamphetamine users, and the fires, explosions, and toxic waste created by meth labs that threaten the well-being of innocent people.

Research output: Book/Report › Book Abstract In the late 20th and early 21st century United States, the production and misuse of methamphetamine was a growing and urgent public health, criminal justice, and child welfare problem affecting whole families and communities, particularly in rural by: 5.

In addition to the neurological and behavioral consequences of methamphetamine misuse, long-term users also suffer physical effects, including weight loss, severe tooth decay and tooth loss ("meth mouth"), and skin sores. 38 The dental problems may be caused by a combination of poor nutrition and dental hygiene as well as dry mouth and teeth.

(Photo credit: courtesy Attorney General’s Office, Taswell County, Illinois) The short-term and long-term impact of the individual When taken, meth and crystal meth create a false sense of well-being and energy, and so a person will tend to push his body faster and further than it is meant to go.

Meth is an extremely addictive, illegal drug commonly referred to as meth, crank, crystal, speed, chalk, glass, ice or zip. Most methamphetamine is produced in clandestine or hidden laboratories. Labs can be located in homes, apartments, hotel and motel rooms, garages, vehicles, storage sheds, barns, vacant buildings, outdoors and in ditches.

The Methamphetamine Crisis: Strategies to Save Addicts, Families, and Communities is more about the system and culture that consumes and produces methamphetamine and how methamphetamine devastates such, the book is overall a rich source of information and practical advice for field workers."5/5(2).

Common Side Effects: Meth use can lead to side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, seizures, anxiety, and depression. How to Recognize Methamphetamine. Methamphetamine most often takes the form of a white, crystalline powder. While it is odorless, it has a bitter taste.

The powder dissolves easily in water. Methamphetamine use, manufacture, and associated dangers. Methamphetamine now ranks as the most widely abused illicit drug in California and much of the western U.S., with use increasing in nationally (ONDCP, ; Rawson, Anglin, & Ling, ).Internationally, methamphetamine is a Cited by:.

Illinois Government Information Is Meth Next Door? This pamphlet briefly describes what to look for (or smell for) in your neighborhood indicative of an operating meth lab. ILLINOIS. ISME The Impact of Methamphetamine on Illinois Communities: an Ethnography.Illinois is in the process of modernizing its year-old Medicaid Management System (MMIS).

This is being done to meet federal requirements of the Affordable Care Act. IMPACT is a multi-agency effort to implement a web-based system to give providers a more convenient and consistent user experience and to ensure beneficiaries receive timely and high-quality Medicaid services.Methamphetamine is a drug of rapid addiction and destruction.

This webinar will focus on the impact of methamphetamine and how this powerful drug changes the brain of the user - a process called addiction. Early alcohol and/or drug use combined with non-enriched home and/or community environments can delay the development of the prefrontal cortex.