About Meth


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Wisconsin Statewide Intelligence Center (WSIC), and the Southeastern Wisconsin Threat Analysis Center (STAC) have developed an analytical report, 2016 Wisconsin Methamphetamine Study.




Get the FACTS of Methamphetamine

What is Methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine (Meth) is a highly addictive, illegal, synthetic stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system.  It is considered the most highly addictive substances known.
Often referred as "speed", "ice", "crystal", among others.

What are the ingredients of Meth?

Some (but not all) are Acetone (found in nail polish remover), Lithium (from batteries), Toluene (fuel additive), Hydrochloric acid (used to remove rust from steel), pseudoephedrine (found in cold medicine), Red Phosphorus (matches or road flares)

How is Methamphetamine used?

Meth can be smoked, snorted, orally ingested or injected.  Depending on how it is used, depends on how it alters a users mood and how soon they feel the effects.  The effects from one use can last from 6 to 24 hours.

What are some of the short term and long term effects of using Methamphetamine?

Short-term; Increased wakefulness and activity, decreased appetite
Long-term; Addiction, violent behavior, anxiety, confusion, paranoia, hallucinations, delusions, insomnia

 For more detailed information, visit  THE METH PROJECT Fact Sheet