For the following assignment please research crystal methadone use among urban gay men. Please note an abstract of no more than 500 words needs to be provided. In addition you are to submit a bibliography or reference list with at least 10 references upon which your paper draws, 2 of which connect your paper to social justice practice. Make sure at least 3 of your references draw upon peer-reviewed research articles (quantitative or qualitative), if applicable. Discuss the links between theory, research, and practice the following questions need to be answered in this paper:
-what is crystal methadone? Include brief history
-What effects does Crystal meth have on the brain?
-What are the impacts on health? (Physical and mental health..depression, PTSD)
-What are the benefits of using crystal meth for gay men?
-Discuss HIV and STDs
-How much crystal meth is being used among the gay population?
This abstract must include the following:
-A detailed description of the content
-A clear statement of the papers relevance to social work practice (clinical, administrative, or policy)
-A clear statement of how this information ties in to power, privilege and dimensions of social
identities, and how the knowledge gained will relate to social justice
– One or two goals of the paper with specific skills to be obtained from participating in the