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Federal, State and County Reports and Resources

County and Local Reports and Resources

  • These reports summarize the activity during the 1st and 2nd quarters submitted by each Arizona County that received funds from HB 2554 to support increased methamphetamine interdiction efforts including investigation, training, prosecution, abuse treatment, or education programs. (PDF – 200 KB) Retrieved February 29, 2008, from http://azcjc.gov/publications/publications.asp?ServId=1003
    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. (2007, November 30). Methamphetamine interdiction summary report: 1st quarter FY 2008 summary report.
    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. (2008, February 28). Methamphetamine interdiction summary report: 2nd quarter FY 2008 summary report.
  • This report provides results of an assessment of the methamphetamine situation in Laramie County, Wyoming. Recommendations are also presented.

    Datacorp. (2007, February 8). Cheyenne-Laramie County methamphetamine assessment project. Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://cheyennemeth.org/images/Report1.pdf (PDF - 2,545 KB)
  • The National Association of Counties offers a research study and monthly newsletters focused on methamphetamine topics.
  • This resource describes the estimated cost of one methamphetamine related criminal case to San Diego taxpayers.

    San Diego Association of Governments Criminal Justice Research Division. (2006, October). Meth use has many costs. Criminal Justice Fax: Research findings from the criminal justice research division, 8(10). Retrieved January 30, 2008, from http://www.sandag.org/programs/public_safety/comprehensive_public_safety_projects/fax/cj_fax_vol8iss10.pdf (PDF - 48 KB)
  • This article summarizes the data presented May 2006 at the Substance Abuse Research Consortium meeting in Pasadena, California.

    Burke, C. (2007, November). Methamphetamine use among San Diego County arrestees. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 337-346.
  • This article investigates drug use trends and treatment admission rates for Los Angeles County funded programs between 2001 and 2005.

    Crevecoeur, D., Rutkowski, B., & Rawson, R.A. (2007, November). The rise in treatment admissions for methamphetamine use in Los Angeles County from 2001 through 2005. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 383-392.
  • This article discusses the indicators of methamphetamine use and abuse in San Diego County, California and emphasizes the importance of multiple data sources.

    Pollini, R.A. & Strathdee, S.A. (2007, November). Indicators of methamphetamine use and abuse in San Diego County, California: 2001-2005. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 319-326.
  • This study examines psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depressed mood in 146 females who use methamphetamine in San Diego, California.

    Semple, S.J., Zians, J., Strathdee, S.A., & Patterson, T.L. (2007, November). Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of depressed mood among female methamphetamine users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 353-366.

State Reports and Resources

  • Arizona developed a strategic action plan with 10 recommendations to eradicate methamphetamine use within the State to build healthy and safe communities.

    Arizona Methamphetamine Task Force. (2007). A plan for action: Addressing the methamphetamine crisis in Arizona – policy recommendations for a comprehensive statewide strategy to combat methamphetamine. Phoenix, AZ: The Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families. Retrieved January 23, 2008, from http://www.governor.state.az.us/dms/upload/NR_050707_Meth%20Report.pdf (PDF - 2,013 KB)
  • This bulletin demonstrates how key indicators can be used to measure, monitor and evaluate the extent and nature of methamphetamine abuse in Illinois.

    Bauer, R. (2003, January). Methamphetamine in Illinois: Examination of an emerging drug. Research Bulletin, 1(2). Chicago, IL: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/pdf/bulletins/meth.pdf (PDF - 636 KB)
  • This chapter illustrates how the nonmedical use of the prescription drug form of methamphetamines varies from each State.

    Colliver, J.D., Kroutil, L.A., Dai, L., & Gfroerer, J.C. (2006, September). Misuse of prescription drugs: Data from the 2002, 2003, and 2004 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health. (DHHS Publication No. SMA 06-4192, Analytic Series A-28). Rockville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/prescription/Ch7.htm#7.6
  • This study uses the SF-8 health survey to assess the mental and physical health status of 249 adults in Ohio reporting use of a stimulant.

    Falck, R.S., Wang, J., & Carlson, R.G. (2007, November). Health status of illicit stimulant drug users in rural Ohio. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 401-406.
  • This report provides recommendations in 7 fundamental categories that are intended to serve as the basis for a comprehensive strategy to address methamphetamine use in Tennessee.

    The Governor’s Task Force on Methamphetamine Abuse. (2004, September 1). The Governor's Task Force on methamphetamine abuse: Final report. Retrieved January 9, 2008, from http://kci.org/meth_info/methreport.pdf (PDF - 746 KB)
  • The purpose of this Preliminary Report is to provide the Nevada Governor and 2007 Legislature with information and recommendations to address the negative impacts methamphetamine use and distribution are having on the State.

    Governor's Working Group. (2007, April 1). Preliminary report: Governor's Working Group on methamphetamine use. Carson City, NV: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved January 23, 2008, from http://dhhs.nv.gov/DO-Meth.htm
  • This resource highlights the efforts of Indiana agencies and organizations to address methamphetamine in the state. (124 – KB)

    Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. (2007, January). Meth-free Indiana action plan. Retrieved December 3, 2008, from http://www.in.gov/cji/2853.htm
  • The purpose of this report is to understand the impact of methamphetamine on the child welfare system in Arkansas.

    Kelly, P. (2007, January). Poison, problem and perspective: The impact of methamphetamine on the Arkansas child welfare system. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Retrieved January 23, 2008, from http://www.aradvocates.org/_images/pdfs/AACF_Meth&ChildWelfare.pdf (PDF - 446 KB)
  • Minnesota Department of Health has several links on its home page ranging from methamphetamine labs, on-scene safety and laws and ordinances. Retrieved January 9, 2008, from http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/meth/index.html
    • Minnesota laws, sample city and county ordinances, medical protocols, methamphetamine lab cleanup letters, and other resources are provided in this section.

      Minnesota Department of Health. (n.d.) Methamphetamine and meth labs: Laws and ordinances.
    • Minnesota Department of Health provides results from the 2 Statewide surveys on methamphetamine lab discoveries.

      Minnesota Department of Health. (2006, June). Meth labs discovered in Minnesota in 2005.

      Minnesota Department of Health. (2006, October). Meth labs discovered in Minnesota in 2005 and January to June, 2006.
  • This documentary chronicles the impact of methamphetamine on Minnesota and includes interviews with individuals in recovery, medical professionals, law enforcement, and others familiar with methamphetamine.

    Minnesota County Attorneys Association. (2007, February). Revealing meth in Minnesota. [DVD]. Retrieved January 30, 2008, from http://www.revealingmeth.com/dvd1.htm
  • This report summarizes results from the 2007 Montana Youth Risk Behavior Study.

    Montana Office of Public Instruction. (2007, September 18). Significant reduction in high school meth use summary report. Retrieved December 3, 2008, from http://opi.mt.gov/PDF/superintendent/MMO091807MethSummary.pdf (PDF - 193 KB)
  • This report assesses trends and patterns of methamphetamine use and crime in Montana.

    Montana Attorney General’s Office and The Meth Project. (2007, January). Methamphetamine in Montana: A preliminary report on trends and impact. Retrieved December 3, 2008, from http://www.doj.mt.gov/news/releases2007/20070124preliminarymethreport.pdf (PDF - 81 KB)
  • This report documents the process and initial results of Washington State's methamphetamine initiative using a collaborative team approach.

    National Crime Prevention Council and Drug Enforcement Administration. (2002, September). Responding to Methamphetamine: Washington State’s promising example. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.ncpc.org/cms/cms-upload/ncpc/files/RespondtoMeth.pdf (PDF - 324 KB)
  • This issue of Children's Services Practice Notes, a quarterly newsletter published by the North Carolina Division of Social Services, is devoted entirely to helping child welfare workers respond to the impact of methamphetamine on families and children.

    North Carolina Division of Social Services. (2005, April). Meth and family-centered child welfare practice. Children’s Services Practice Notes, 10(2). Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://www.practicenotes.org/vol10_n2/cspnv10n2.pdf (PDF - 287 KB)
  • This assessment outlines methamphetamine use, provides information and data regarding methamphetamine related criminal activities and highlights Washington State efforts to address methamphetamine.

    Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. (2006, March). Methamphetamine and related crime: The impacts of methamphetamine abuse. Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://www.mfiles.org/publications/Methandrelatedcrime.pdf (PDF - 981 KB)
  • This site highlights a series of TV, radio and online programs to help Oregonians by providing more information on methamphetamine.

    Oregon Public Broadcasting. (2007). Meth: The Oregon front. Retrieved http://www.opb.org/meth/
  • The Criminal Justice Research Division of the San Diego Association of Governments conducted this study on methamphetamine use and its consequences among arrestees in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego and San Jose. The study used data from the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring program.

    Pennell, S., Ellett, J., Rienick, C., & Grimes, J. (1999, April). Meth matters: Report on methamphetamine users in five western cities. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. Retrieved January 23, 2008, from http://www.ncjrs.org/pdffiles1/176331.pdf (PDF - 421 KB)
  • This report provides information about methamphetamine, its effects, and the impact on North Dakota communities.

    Rural Crime and Justice Center. (2007, March). Methamphetamine: The Impact on North Dakota. Retrieved January 23, 2008, from http://warp6.cs.misu.nodak.edu/rcjc/pdf/MethamphetamineTheImpactonNorthDakota.pdf (PDF - 699 KB)
  • These annual reports provide information about Colorado's Methamphetamine Task Force and the priorities and expectations identified by the Task Force. Retrieved December 3, 2008, from http://www.coloradodec.org/coloradostatemethtaskforce111.html

    State of Colorado Methamphetamine Task Force. (2007, January). Methamphetamine Task Force first annual report. Denver, CO: Colorado Attorney General.

    State of Colorado Methamphetamine Task Force. (2008, January). Methamphetamine Task Force second annual report. Denver, CO: Colorado Attorney General.
  • This study examines rural stimulant use, specifically methamphetamine use in 225 adults in Kentucky.

    Stoops, W.W., Tindall, M.S., Havens, J.R., Oser, C.B., Webster, J.M., Mateyoke-Scrivner, A., Wright, P.B., Booth, B.M., & Leukefeld, C.G. (2007, November). Kentucky rural stimulant use: A comparison of methamphetamine and other stimulant users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 407-417.
  • As part of Oregon's Target Meth Project, this guide provides information on effective methamphetamine and other drug prevention practices, techniques for organizing a neighborhood response to drug use, and strategies to involve the community.

    Target Meth. (2007). Community Action Guide: Assisting You to Take Action and Reduce Drug Use in Your Community. Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://www.adp.ca.gov/Prevention/pdf/Meth_Resource_Guide.pdf (PDF - 597 KB)
  • This report to the legislature provides information about methamphetamine in Vermont and describes the efforts of Vermont's public information campaign.

    Vermont Department of Health. (2007, January 15). Vermont 2007: Methamphetamine public information campaign. Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://healthvermont.gov/admin/legislature/documents/Methamphetamine_leg_report.pdf (PDF - 287 KB)
  • This article offers an overview of the challenges and highlights some of the promising practices that practitioners can consider.

    Virginia Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services Unit. (2007, Spring). Methamphetamine and child maltreatment. Virginia Child Protection Newsletter 79. Harrisonburg, VA: James Madison University. Retrieved January 28, 2008, from http://psychweb.cisat.jmu.edu/graysojh/volume%2079.pdf (PDF - 2,316 KB)

Federal Reports and Resources

  • This publication presents national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments for 2005, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network.

    United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. (2007, March). Drug abuse warning network 2005: National estimates of drug-related emergency department visits. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://dawninfo.samhsa.gov/files/DAWN-ED-2005-Web.pdf(PDF - 915 KB)
  • This report examines trends and patterns in rates of methamphetamine use among males and females, age 12 and older.

    United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. (2007, January 26). The NSDUH Report: Methamphetamine use. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k7/meth/meth.cfm
  • Survey responses about methamphetamine use, abuse and dependence retrieved from National Surveys on Drug Use and Health are compiled into this report.

    United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. (2005, September 16). The NSDUH Report: Methamphetamine use, abuse, and dependence: 2002, 2003, and 2004. Rockville, MD. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k5/meth/meth.pdf (PDF - 205 KB)
  • This report acknowledges that some survey respondents may fail to recognize and report their methamphetamine use in the core stimulants module.

    Ruppenkamp, J., Davis, T., Kroutil, L., & Aldworth, J. (2006, August). 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Methamphetamine analysis report. Rockville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. Retrieved February 4, 2008, from http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh/2k5MRB/meth2k5.pdf (PDF - 586 KB)