Cannabis Use Disorder A common diagnosis, particularly in states with a commercial marijuana market, is cannabis use disorder. According to Wikipedia: “Marijuana use and abuse has symptoms that affect behavior, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of a person’s life. Symptoms include agitation, bloodshot eyes, challenges in problem solving, and paranoia. Cannabis use is associated with
Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention The United States is confronting a public health crisis of rising adult drug addiction, most visibly documented by an unprecedented number of opioid overdose deaths.1Most of these overdose deaths are not from the use of a single substance – opioids – but rather are
LETTING GO OF MJ: A CYCLE OF ABUSE By J. Belsher After a decade of ups and downs this time was different. Ever since he met the love of his life, MJ, things were complicated. He obsessed about her day and night. At first she was kind to him, made him feel special,
Princeton University in New Jersey to Host Upcoming Lecture A psychologist who works with teens afflicted with substance abuse is concerned about the wholesale legalization of cannabis and cannabis products. He writes extensively about the role marijuana plays in social and individual chaos. His perspective is an important one in the legalization debate, as he
A mother shares her son’s story about his marijuana regrets.
The John Ross Loria Story by Cathy Banks My son, John, adopted at birth, was born to a marijuana-addicted woman. I was told then that, because of his prenatal exposure, John would always be an addict. I was horrified, but as soon as I thought he could understand, I tried my best to drive the
Mariuana First – Heroin Last A mother’s losing struggle to save her son from marijuana and heroin addiction By Cheryl Juaire Little did I know as I held my sweet baby boy in my arms that first time that I would only hold him for a short 23 years. Corey James Merrill was born June