Considered to be the most popular illegal substance of modern-day addicts, crystal methamphetamine has several street name including Cristy, Shards, glass, or simply meth. However, most people recognize this highly addictive drug as Ice. Studies show that meth users are continuously on the rise, edging out heroin as the most popular drug in the country.
Part of the reason why Ice is popular because it’s inexpensive. When taken in small doses, meth can cause alertness and elevated mood. However, habitual and even recreational meth use can lead to serious mental illnesses, including psychosis.
“Ice Age” gives us a more comprehensive insight of the true effects of meth on addicts, revealing different ways the drug is utilized by drug users. The film also details how methamphetamine can be used to treat depression, obesity and boost libido.