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What is methamphetamine?
How is it used?
What does it do to your body?
Why should Latinos be concerned?

The following resources were used to compile the information for this web page:

Amaro, Hortensia, Rodolfo R. Vega, and Dellanira Valencia. Gender, Context, and HIV Prevention among Latinos. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Lloyd, Jennifer. Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse Fact Sheet: Methamphetamine. Rockville, MD: Office of National Drug Control Policy, November 2003.

National Alliance of Gang Investigators Associations (NAGIA) website. Revised March 11, 2005.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Report Series. Methamphetamine Abuse and Addiction. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, January 2002.

Ramirez, Roberto R., and G. Patricia de la Cruz, 2002, The Hispanic Population in the United States: March 2002 , Current Population Reports, P20-545, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington DC.

Sanello, Frank. Tweakers . Los Angeles: Alyson Publications, 2005

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Treatment Episode Data Set 1992-2002: National Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services. Rockville, MD: Office of Applied Studies, 2004.

For additional information regarding methamphetamine abuse and addiction, consult the following resources:


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