Methamphetamine | Northland DHB


‘Meth’ – ‘P’ – ‘Methamphetamine’ – ‘Speed’

Amphetamines are the name for a family of drugs that act as stimulants to the central nervous system. Stimulants speed up the messages to and from the brain. Amphetamines also act as appetite suppressants and some are legally prescribed for this purpose. For more information, go to:

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