Here's how you can spot someone who's using meth.
According to Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base, meth has one of the highest relapse rate for addicts.
The group says here are signs someone is using meth.
1. Euphoric state
3. Decreased appetite & weight loss
4. Increased physical activity
5. Anxiety, shaking hands, nervousness
6. Incessant talking
7. Increased temperature. In some cases, users can rise to 108 degrees.
9. Chest pain & elevated blood pressure
10. Dilated pupils
11. Dry or itchy skin
13. Sweating, not related to physical activity
14. Mood swings
15. Picking at skin or hair
16. Aggressive or violent behavior
17. Depression & withdrawal
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration:
Street Names: Meth, Speed, Ice, Chalk, Crank, Fire, Glass, and Crystal.
Physical Effects: Methamphetamine is a toxic, addictive stimulant. Meth use dilates the pupils and produces temporary hyperactivity, euphoria, a sense of increased energy, and tremors.
To read more: http://www.justice.gov/dea/pubs/pressrel/methfact02.html
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An Akron woman finally accessed the troubled healthcare.gov website Monday only to find she can't afford the insurance they're offering.
The folks in charge of fixes at Healthcare.gov released a progress report on the capacity and performance of the health insurance shopping and enrollment system on Sunday.