The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By CALLAHAN PEEL
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Few options exist for parents battling a child's meth addiction

 

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Parents whose who have children dealing with a meth addiction have create online communities to help address the problem.

Celes Castrol remembers that day in eighth grade when she and her friends discovered the meth pipes in one girl's parents' room.

Castrol and her friends decided to test them out, and from that point on, Castrol was hooked. She used on and off throughout high school. Most of the time, Castrol's parents weren't aware she was using and she remembers it being pretty easy to keep them in the dark.

Castrol's parents would often ground her, but that didn't stop her from using. She continued until she found out she was pregnant at 17 years old. She stopped using and remained clean until a year and...



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