Use of Crystal Meth by Street Youth Increases Risk of Injecting Drugs


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According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.

Participants of the study reported injecting for the first time with other people present, including friends (57%), family members (13%) and acquaintances (10%).


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Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services as well as transitional support for people who have a physical and/or psychological dependency on tobacco, alcohol and/or other drugs or who suffer from acute or chronic mental or emotional disturbances or are having problems coping with daily living.

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