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CONTENTS Foreword by Lt. Lori Moriarty, Commander North Metro Drug Task Force Preface PART I: THE BASICS OF METHAMPHETAMINE Chapter 1 What is Methamphetamine and How and Why is it Used? - Herbert Covey Chapter 2 Prevalence of Use and Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the United States - Is the Sky Falling or is it Not Really a Problem? - Herbert Covey, Ph.D. PART II: THE HUMAN SIDE TO CLAUDESTINE METH LABS AND HEALTH RISKS OF EXPOSURE Chapter 3 Methamphetamine Production - Lab Identification and the Dangers of Making Meth to Families, Children, and Professionals - Lynn Riemer, BS. Chapter 4 The Short- and Long-Term Medical Effects of Methamphetamine on Children and Adults - Dr. Kathryn Wells, MD. Chapter 5 The Environmental Clean-up of Methamphetamine Labs - Colleen Brisnehan Environmental Protection Specialist, BS SECTION 3 - CASE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT FOR METH USE - DOES ANYTHING WORK? Chapter 6 Case Planning with Parents Affected by Methamphetamine Addiction - Karen Mooney, LCSW Chapter 7 Community based Treatment for Methamphetamine Addiction - Nicolas Taylor, Ph.D. Chapter 8 A Multi-site Comparison of Psychosocial Approaches for the Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence - Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D. et al. Chapter 9 Child Welfare and Methamphetamine - Herbert Covey, Ph.D. Chapter 10 My Story: Words of Experience from a Methamphetamine Addict in Recovery - Tonya Wheeler Chapter 11 Samantha's Story: Words of Experience from a Methamphetamine Addict in Recovery - Samantha Cameron Chapter 12 Mother of a Meth Addict - Rhonda SECTION 4 - COMMUNITY AND LEGAL RESPONSES TO METH USE AND MANUFACTURE Chapter 13 Methamphetamine Addiction: An Integrated Approach to Case Management, Evaluation, and Treatment - Angela Mead, MSW Chapter 14 Drug Courts: An Effective Strategy for Communities Facing Methamphetamine - C. West Huddleston III, Director of the National Drug Court Institute Chapter 15 A Creative Partnership Among Multiple Systems: The El Paso County Colorado, Family Treatment Drug Court - Shirley Rhodus, MSW and Julia Roguski, MSW Bibliography Index About the Editor and Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Methamphetamine abuse -- United States.
Methamphetamine -- United States.
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Children of drug addicts -- United States.