Methamphetamine Links's section on 'The Meth Crisis' is an excellent resource for learning about methamphetamine. The site examines the extent of the national methamphetamine problem, the effects of the drug, and some ways to identify and stop manufacturers.

The Drug Enforcement Agency's section on the growing threat of methamphetamine is a great place to find information about how crank is manufactured, the different forms of the drug, and a user profile.

The White House Drug Policy site has information about national efforts to combat methamphetamine use and production. It includes press releases and articles by Drug Czar Barry McAffrey about methamphetamine and other drugs. A 1997 Special Report takes a close look at methamphetamine trends in six states.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse site is a comprehensive source for information on legal and illegal drugs. The section on methamphetamine abuse and addiciton contains a storehouse of information about the country's growing methamphetamine problem.

If you or someone you know may be affected by methamphetamine addicition -- or addiction to another drug -- you can search the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's database of local treatment facilities.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America site's fact sheet on methamphetamineshas useful information on the drug including ways to identify it and a list of its most common street names.

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