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Crystal Methamphetamine Update, 8 hours

“Crystal” is – for some- an illegal drug of choice nationwide. Physiology and pharmacology of the drug in its various forms is the foundation of this class. However, it also addresses identifiable symptoms of use/abuse/dependence. Use and impact of other drugs in concert with “crystal” is covered as is treatment, relapse, and other management issues. Participants learn current methods used in intervention and the possible dangers to staff.