Know the facts, connect with resources, and get one-on-one support to help you prevent or address use of methamphetamine (meth) with your child.
Methamphetamine (Meth) is an addictive stimulant that strongly activates certain systems in the brain.
Some slang terms you might hear for methamphetamine are meth, chalk, crank, crystal, glass, tweak, ice, or tina.
In its illicit form, meth is a crystal-like powdered substance that sometimes comes in large rock-like chunks. The powder sometimes flakes off the rock, making the shards look like glass — which is where many of the slang terms originate.
Keep an eye out for these specific signs of methamphetamine use:
Visit these resources to help you take action if you suspect or know your child is using meth.