3) During the same period, the percentage of workers testing positive for meth in the state declined by seventy-two percent, and meth-related crime dropped by sixty-two percent.
These positive developments reflect the work of the Meth Project, a large(5) scale marketing campaign designed to discourage meth use among teenagers.
This Article describes the meth problem, the Meth Project, the results it produced in Montana, and some key features of its model.
While crack is still the drug of choice in America's inner cities, the meth epidemic has affected large portions of rural America and some urban and suburban areas as well.
Meth operates on the pleasure chemistry of the brain.
The initial rush experienced by a meth user is followed by a euphoric high that lasts eight to twenty-four hours, much longer than the relatively brief high induced by crack cocaine.
Nearly 100 local Boys & Girls Club members sign "Not Even Once(R)" pledge, promise to stay away from Meth forever
PHOENIX, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 local youth joined Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley on Tuesday to sign a pledge to stay away from Meth forever.
At Tuesday's event, Stapley -- who serves as co-chair of the ARIZONA METH PROJECT Advisory Board alongside Attorney General Terry Goddard -- signed his name in red ink and then invited the young Club members to do the same.
Part of the foundation for this campaign is that it be a collaborative effort to reach young people with the message to never try Meth," noted Stapley.
The ARIZONA METH PROJECT is a collaborative statewide mass media youth prevention campaign focused on averting first-time Meth use among Arizona's youth.
The ARIZONA METH PROJECT is a collaborative prevention campaign aimed at significantly reducing first-time Meth use in Arizona.