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The Meth Project would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their assistance and contributing research, content, and expertise in the development of this website.

The Meth Project is able to provide information on the physical, psychological, and social implications of Meth use due to the important work of institutions and individuals dedicated to advancing knowledge of methamphetamine abuse and its effects.

Special thanks to the following organizations and researchers for their important contributions to methamphetamine research and information provided in the development of the Get Answers section of the website. Click here for a complete list of research sources.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

RAND Corporation

Nancy Nicosia, Ph.D; Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Ph.D; Beau Kilmer, Ph.D; Russell Lundberg, Ph.D and James Chisea of RAND Corporation Drug Policy Research Center

Dr. William Haning

Director, Addiction Psychiatry/Addiction
Medicine JABSOM University of Hawaii

Dr. Kevin Kunz

Specialist in Addiction Medicine, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
President of the American Board of Addiction Medicine

Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D.

Associate Director of UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Professor-in-Residence at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry

Paul Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology Lab of Neuro-Imaging & Brain Mapping Division
Dep. Neurology and Brain Research Institute

Gantt Galloway, Pharm.D.

Senior Scientist, Addiction & Pharmacology Research Laboratory, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Executive & Research Director, New Leaf Treatment Center

The Meth Project’s partners are instrumental in the development of its campaigns. The Project would like to recognize its partners for their continued support and commitment to preventing methamphetamine use.

Organic GFK Roper PHD Safarik Media Studio AKA


The Meth Project partnered with leading marketing agency Organic in the development of its new digital strategy and suite of TV, print, radio, online, and social marketing programs to prevent Meth use. The result was the 'Ask MethProject.org' campaign designed to arm people with the facts and provide a forum to Speak Up against Meth.

Thanks to this accomplished team of directors for lending their incredible talent in the production of Meth Project’s award-winning television campaigns.


Darren Aronofsky is one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed directors. His latest film, Black Swan, was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and earned actress Natalie Portman an Oscar for Best Actress. Requiem for a Dream and The Wrestler received Academy Award nominations for actors Ellen Burstyn, Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei. He also won Sundance’s directing award for his first film Pi. Aronofsky directed eight of the Meth Project’s television ads: Deep End, Desperate, E.R., and Loosing Control in 2011 and Boyfriend, Mother, Friends, and Parents in 2007.


Alejandro González Iñárritu’s films have received multiple Oscar nominations. Babel, featuring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, was nominated for
Best Picture. The stars of 21 Grams—Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, and Naomi Watts—all received nominations for their performances, and
Biutiful and Amores Perros both received nominations for Best Foreign Film. In 2008 Iñárritu directed three ads for the Meth Project: Sisters,
Family, and O.D.


Tony Kaye directed the first eight ads for the Meth Project between 2005 and 2006, including “Bathtub,” “Laundromat,” and “That Guy.” He is
a six-time Grammy nominee for his music video work, including his Johnny Cash video that featured cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny Depp,
Kanye West, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Jay-Z and Chris Rock. Actor Edward Norton received an Oscar nomination for his role in Kaye’s film
American History X.


Wally Pfister is one of Hollywood’s best-known cinematographers and directors. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, winning in 2011 for Inception starring Leonardo DiCaprio. His other films include The Dark Knight, Memento, Batman Begins, The Prestige, Laurel Canyon, Insomnia, The Italian Job, and Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt. Pfister directed four ads for the Meth Project in 2010: Jessica, Tracy, Ben, and Kevin.

The Meth Project is fortunate to have generous support from following donors:

Siebel Foundation

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation—a nonprofit, public benefit corporation—was established as a private foundation in 1996. Its mission is to support projects and organizations that work to improve the quality of life, environment, and education of its community members.


Acura Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Nexafed is committed to fighting medication abuse and misuse.