How have efforts to eliminate the public health crisis of methamphetamine misuse led to the creation of an even more dangerous substance use epidemic? Join clinical psychologist Brian Couey, PsyD, to take a closer look at the emergence of P2P meth and the nation’s escalating methamphetamine epidemic. Learn why the newest formulation of meth poses unprecedented health risks and is associated with a rise in mental health issues and homelessness in communities across the nation.
- Explain the origins of the newest generation of methamphetamine
- Describe the implications of this new formulation on the health and well-being of those who use meth
- Discuss the intersection P2P meth with the rising level of homelessness and mental health issues seen across the nation
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A clinical psychologist with more than 17 years in addiction treatment and mental health care, Dr. Couey serves as director of the Betty Ford Center’s outpatient services in California. He holds both a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. A much sought-after expert on substance use disorders, Dr. Couey has authored several articles on emerging drug trends and is frequently featured in media reports on addiction-related issues.