Methamphetamine use is increasing in the U.S. and in Missouri, as are the number of deaths associated with its use. Many systemic and mental health issues are associated with methamphetamine use or methamphetamine use disorder (MUD). Given the range of health issues associated with methamphetamine use or MUD, a collaborative approach to the care of patients can improve outcomes. This article provides an overview of a collaborative approach to caring for patients using or have used methamphetamine, from the perspective of the primary care, behavioral and dental clinician.
methamphetamines, drug use, public health
Kennedy E, Getch SE, Grin B, Campillo RD, Niessen LC. Caring for Patients Using Methamphetamines: An Interprofessional Collaborative Approach. Missouri Medicine. 2022; 119(6).