The abuse of methamphetamine ( or meth) is dramatically evident in the "before and after" faces of meth arrestees. Yet these pictures provide only a glimpse of the larger personal, environmental, and community fallout from methamphetamine use and production, an issue that barely existed 15 years ago in rural America, but has since grown into a large more serious problem.
Tunnell, Kenneth D. and Donnermeyer, Joseph, "In Our Own Backyard: Methamphetamine Manufacturing, Trafﬁcking and Abuse in Rural America" (2007). Justice Studies Faculty and Staff Research. Paper 6.