Get the facts about how methamphetamine (meth) affects the brain and body. Meth is a stimulant drug.
Statistics and Trends Explains to young teens how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug.
In a survey of U.S. teens, one in 33 admitted trying meth. They first tried met at age 12, on average.
WASHINGTON – Methamphetamine use among teens appears to have however, the decline has stalled, with rates at the same level as five.
Annual prevalence rates for Meth use among 8th and 10th graders also declined 20 percent of teens see little to no risk in trying the drug;; 41 percent of youth.