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Meth addiction: Three reasons it’s not too late to get help

While recovery takes time, be patient with yourself through treatment.

It’s true that recovery from methamphetamine or “crystal meth”, is particularly tough and an ongoing, lifelong process, but there is hope and help available. Here are three reasons—no matter how long you or your loved one has had a substance use disorder, or how many times you or they’ve relapsed—a life in recovery is always worth the journey. 


  1. There is no cure for addiction, but it can be managed successfully

    Relapse is common, and depending on how long the patient has been using, withdrawal symptoms can last much longer than other drugs. However, evidence-based behavioral therapy treatment, such as the 12-Steps, when combined with medical supervision during the detoxification process, can and does help meth patients manage their addictive behaviors successfully.

  2. Meth detox and recovery takes time, but it can be done

    While recovery takes time, be patient with yourself through treatment. Addiction is a complex brain disease, and studies have found that patients who spend longer in treatment programs have a better and more lasting rate of recovery. At Rosecrance, we call it your “continuum of care.” From outpatient to residential to transitional services and ongoing support in life after treatment with our network of dedicated alumni, Rosecrance Central Illinois provides a roadmap for lifelong recovery.

  3. You’re not alone in this fight to regain control on your life and future

    As you progress through your treatment plan, our specialists will be with you every step of the way, to assess and adjust the program according to your individual circumstances. To give you the best hope for a lasting recovery, Rosecrance’s treatment program equips you with the tools and life skills for the future to face your substance use head on.

If you or a loved one are showing signs of a meth or other substance use disorder and/or would like more information on treatment program options, take the first step toward recovery and call us at 866.928.5278.

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