Ask
Radio Illustration

Behind the violence

Methamphetamine has been known to cause extreme aggression, erratic behavior, and spark violence.

Find out why that happens

Meth use can cause a host of changes to the brain that result in users doing things they would normally never do.

Fist

Meth’s effect on the brain begins to make users paranoid of their surroundings.

Fist

Delusions of persecution cause users to interpret normal behaviors of others as hostile and threatening.

Fist

The need for more Meth can also cause users to become irritable and unstable.

Fist

Meth diminishes the user’s ability to suppress or control aggressive behavior.

Fist

Users can inexplicably, and violently, lash out for no clear reason.

Fist
Radio Illustration
© Meth Project Foundation, Inc., 2013. All rights reserved.