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Learn more about meth: Teachers and childcare providers

Montana State University Extension Service, Tribal Meth Education Training & Help Center; National Congress of American Indians

A fact sheet on methamphetamine abuse for education and child care professionals. Discusses the negative impact of parental meth use on young children, noting that these children often come to school or day care showing signs of abuse and neglect. Also describes the problem of meth use by teenagers, and how meth affects their behavior at school. Lists the common behavioral signs of a meth user. Also lists common physiological signs of meth use. Describes the characteristics of children who come from meth homes. Advises educators and child care workers to call law enforcement if they suspect the presence of a meth user, or if they suspect a child is being exposed to meth in the home.