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Environmental Health Threats of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories

ACMT and the Society of Public Health Educators, in conjunction with ATSDR, has produced an Internet Toolbox, “Helping Communities Combat Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories”.  The toolbox has two main sections, click on each to download (.pdf's)

Part A: “An Educational Toolkit for Health Educators” (1.9 MB file)
  • Primer on Methamphetamine and Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories
  • Seven separate “Information Sheets” designed for:
  1. Property Owners
  2. Landlords, Real Estate Agents and Community Leaders
  3. Law Enforcement
  4. First Responders
  5. Health Care Professional and Child Welfare Officials
  6. School Officials and Parents
  7. Retailers and Other Community Members
  • “Community Action Guide: Mobilizing Your Community to Combat the Methamphetamine Problem”
  • Resource directory of key internet links.
Part B: “A Guideline for Clinicians and Health Care Professionals Responding to Methamphetamine Lab Exposures” (380 KB file)
  • Acute Methamphetamine Laboratory Exposure: A Guide for Clinicians
  • Acute Methamphetamine Toxicity: A Guide for Emergency Care Providers
  • Evaluation of Children Exposed to Methamphetamine Manufacture
  • Environmental Considerations in Cleanup of a Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab