Not all meth lab seizures are documented. Those that are are reported to EPIC, a source for police and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Find out how many seizures were recorded in your hometown, click here.
If you'd like more information on meth, or need resources to help fight it in your family here are some useful links:
"Faces of Meth"
"US Dept. of Justice"
Life Recovery Group Assembly of God Church in Effingham- 217-536-6099 meets 6:30 p.m. every Monday night
Here are some local events related to meth:
MOTHERS AGAINST METHAMPHETAMINES RETURNING TO VERMILION COUNTY BY POPULAR DEMAND
It's a three day speaking tour. Dr. Holley is an obstetrician-gynecologist in rural Alabama who left her practice after her younger brother got hooked on meth, suffered drug-induced hallucinations and committed suicide. Dr. Holley's schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, February 28th 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Community Forum at New Life Christian Center 2105 North Bowman Free Event-Public/Families welcome.
Thursday, March 1st 8:30 to 10 a.m.: She will be speaking to students at Danville High School. 2:00 to3:20 p.m. She will be speaking to students at Hoopeston High School 6:00 p.m. Community Forum at Georgetown-Ridgefarm High School. Free event-Public/Families are welcome.
Friday, March 2nd 8:30-12:30 p.m. Professionals Forum at New Life Christian Center Social workers, medical personnel, first responders, law enforcement, counselors, ministers, substance abuse and mental health workers or people who may want to hear about Mothers Against Meth chapters. $20.00 registration per person-more information at 443-3500.
Call Dee Ann Ryan, Vermilion County Mental Health Board, 443-3500 for more information about Dr. Holley's presentations. More information about Dr. Mary Holley and Mothers Against Methamphetamines can be found on her website at www.mamasite.net