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Table 2 Reasons for seeking methamphetamine treatment

From: Treatment utilization and barriers to treatment: Results of a survey of dependent methamphetamine users

Reasons for seeking treatment n (%) (n = 43)
Sick of the lifestyle 28 (65%)
Pressure from family and friends 28 (65%)
Seeking abstinence 21 (49%)
Financial reasons 17 (40%)
Wanted 'time out' 13 (30%)
Legal reasons 13 (30%)
Health problems 10 (23%)
Wanted to reduce use 9 (21%)