South Dakota is increasing its focus on preventing meth use.
The Department of Social Services has created an awareness campaign called “Meth Changes Everything,” to promote prevention and provide education to students and South Dakota communities.
Governor Dennis Daugaard says use of the drug has risen in his state in the last several years:
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Daugaard says meth use also leads to an increase in crime in the state:
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The governor says communities across the state will have the opportunity to meet with prevention experts to learn more about what can be done to prevent meth use:
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The website also provides information about meth use, resources for individuals seeking help and treatment and candid stories from recovering meth addicts.