8. It’s not just the young twenty-something party boys who are addicted. I started when I was 47 and almost lost everything before I was 50. The majority of gay men attending Crystal Meth Anonymous meetings in larger urban areas are in their 30s and 40s.
We are looking at a health problem akin to HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s in the United States: under-reported, shoved under the rug, misunderstood even by many doctors, and something simply hoped by many to go away in the night and trouble them no further.