HUMAN IMPACT provides an eye-opening introduction to meth's impact on individuals, families, and communities across the globe. Explores motivations for use including the need to escape negative feelings, lose weight, enhance sex, and increase energy. Reveals how many of these factors impact women disproportionately, resulting in specialized needs in recovery. Focuses on the magnitude and consequences of use, including job and property loss, poverty, incarceration, and effects on children. Spotlights the link between meth and violence, especially domestic violence and crimes that result in imprisonment. Concludes with realistic solutions.
Chapter 5: Women at Risk
Considers the specific issues that lead women to meth use, problems they encounter on meth, and the need for women-specific treatment.
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