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Ex-meth addict helps Waikato community battle ‘P’

Te Ahua Maitland, Stuff

Adam Carter, a former meth addict, is helping others battle the addiction.

Adam Carter, a former meth addict, is helping others battle the addiction. Image credit Tom Lee/Stuff.

It began with a simple offer at a party: “Try this, bro.”

And so Adam Carter had his first hit of methamphetamine.

It was the early 2000s, and while weed was being widely smoked and alcohol was being skulled, methamphetamine was creeping its way into Hamilton.

Now he’s 38, clean and helping others through an initiative with the Waikato DHB that should see meth addicts get help sooner and faster.

Read the full story on Stuff. 

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