Methamphetamine and Crystal Meth Addiction

There are many articles in national media, like the New York Times, CNN, and Fox News, about Alcohol addiction, Opioid addction, and the most effective treatment for these Substance Use Disorders.  However, often overlooked is the effect of Methamphetamine and Crystal Meth addiction on society.  Meth addition is a serious global health issue with significant medical, legal, social, and mental health ramifications.  The treatment professionals at Water Gap Wellness strongly support evidence-based treatments because clinical trials have shown that medically assisted treatment for Meth Addiction has shown great promise, including through the use of aripiprazole, gabapentin, ondansetron, and other agents.  These medicines are dopamine partial agonists, GAGAergic agents, and serotonergic compounds.

Comprehensive treatment is required to treat addiction to Methamphetamine and Crystal Meth.  Addiction to Methamphetamines can be performed as inpatient treatment or increasingly as outpatient treatment.  Most important is that treatment is complemented by a supportive environment with experienced and professional care and behavioral modification techniques employed, including the use of group therapy, individual counseling sessions, and treatment modalities like CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Treatment), DBT (Dialectic Behavioral Treatment, and experiential and exposure therapy sessions.

Overcoming Methamphetamine addiction is a difficult challenge, but Water Gap Wellness is committed to helping by teaching the behaviors and providing the tools necessary for individuals to overcome the struggles presented by SUD and primary mental health disorders.

Water Gap Wellness is licensed to treat both primary mental health disorders and disorders related to substance abuse.  Water Gap Wellness is located in the heart of the Delaware Water Gap National recreational area.  Water Gap Wellness is located on the New Jersey/Pennsylvania border, conveniently located close to New York City, Connecticut, and New Jersey, and within 90 minutes of the metro area of Philadelphia.

Water Gap Wellness treats the person, not the diagnosis.  The primary location of Water Gap Wellness PHP is located at 100 Plaza Court in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Please call 1-833-WGW-HOPE or visit for more information.  We are available to speak with you 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

About WGWC

Water Gap Wellness Center offers expert and compassionate treatment for mental health and substance abuse at our Pennsylvania facility, just outside New Jersey, a short drive from New York. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you today. 

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