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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2014) Perspectives on drugs: Health and social responses for methamphetamine users in Europe. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 6 p.

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Methamphetamine is an established stimulant drug in many parts of the world (e.g. South-east Asia, US), where it has long caused major public health problems. While methamphetamine use in Europe has historically been confined to the Czech Republic and Slovakia, new pockets and patterns of use are now emerging elsewhere in the EU, in diverse populations. In this analysis, we look at challenges for the provision of health and social responses related to this drug today.

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4. Forms of methamphetamine


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:CNS stimulants, New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:EMCDDA
Date:May 2014
Pages:6 p.
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Methamphetamine
VA Geographic area > Europe

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