The booklet advised readers to always use a new needle when injecting, avoid smoking after 3pm if they "want to sleep later" and beware of glass pipes that can "get damn hot", Stuff. Morgan Julian told Stuff. The booklet gave advice on how to take care of a smoking pipe and to never be caught with more than 5 grams of meth - the threshold to be classified a dealer. It's also illegal to own a pipe. Be discrete [sic] and only keep less than 5 grams for personal use," the pamphlet said. It also advised students on how to hide meth use at school, and advised them that swallowing the drug was safer than injecting. It saves your lungs from damage, produces a smoother and longer lasting high, and you're less likely to use more.
Teens who have never done drugs, but engage in other risky behaviours such as drinking, smoking and being sexually active, are more likely to use crystal meth, medical researchers at the University of Alberta have concluded. Among teens already doing other drugs, those with unstable family environments are most likely to do crystal meth, found the research team led by Dr. The researchers conducted an exhaustive search of the literature on methamphetamine use, and analyzed the results of a dozen studies to get a big-picture idea of factors at the individual, family and community level associated with crystal meth use among children and adolescents. The researchers divided children and adolescents into two groups: "low-risk" no previous drug use and "high-risk" history of drug use or time in a juvenile detention centre. There were some clear patterns of risk factors associated with crystal meth use, they said. In the low-risk group, the U of A team also found that boys were more likely to try crystal meth than girls, and being homosexual or bisexual was also a risk factor. But in the high-risk group, more girls than boys used crystal meth.
A brochure instructing teenagers on how best to smoke crystal meth has unsurprisingly ruffled a few feathers. Students at west Auckland' s Massey High School were issued with an educational pamphlet outlining 10 ways to 'keep well' while using the Class A drug - courtesy of the DrugHelp programme. The literature advised readers to always use a new needle when injecting, avoid smoking after 3pm if they 'want to sleep later' and beware of glass pipes that can 'get damn hot', Stuff. A brochure instructing teenagers on how best to smoke crystal meth has ruffled feathers among parents. The pamphlet outlines 10 ways to 'keep well' while using the Class A drug, including cleaning the inside of the pipe regularly, always using a new needle and being discrete by keeping less than five grams for personal use. Massey High School, in west Auckland, has come under fire for circulating the drug education booklet. Ms Julian's daughter was handed the brochure during a Year 13 health class. Morgan Julian, whose daughter was handed the brochure in during a Year 13 health class, has voiced her outrage - saying that 'If a student was curious about using methamphetamine, the pamphlet told them how to use it'. At one point the pamphlet goes so far as to suggest that users 'Be discrete and only keep less than 5 grams for personal use', since 'Meth is illegal. Another advises users to 'eat something every 4 or 5 hours
The high that methamphetamine users experience, also known as "methamphetamine intoxication ," is often the main reason people take this dangerous drug. Those who are experimenting with meth use , regular methamphetamine users, and people in the early stages of methamphetamine addiction all crave the good feelings the drug imparts. Like any addictive substance, methamphetamine can give the user feelings of pleasure, confidence, and energy beyond what they normally experience. Euphoria is the enticing feeling that most people who are using methamphetamine come to crave.