The National Survey on Drug Use and Health Reports that 1.2 million people, or 0.4% of the populations has tried meth it in the last year. Almost 96% of the people who have tried methamphetamine are currently using it as often as once a month. In 2011, methamphetamine accounted for about 103,000 emergency room visits throughout the nation. In 2012, methamphetamine accounted for about 103,000 emergency room visits throughout the nation.
Methamphetamine use can quickly lead to addiction and it causes medical problems that include passing out due to high body temperature so high that you pass out, severe itching, mental and emotional problems, broken teeth or dry mouth and worst of all users may suffer from brain damage.