© 2021 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Crystal Meth Use Up Sharply Among Black Men

Black gay and bisexual men are reportedly taking the stimulant drug crystal methamphetamine -- known as "crystal meth" -- in alarming numbers. Correspondent Cheryl Devall talks with Dr. Ivan Walks, former chief health officer of the District of Columbia, and Dr. Barbara Warren, a psychologist who's researched crystal meth use for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Hey! Did you enjoy this story? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KOSU's news reporting and music programming. Help support the reporters, DJs and staff of the station you love.

Here's how: