Medical Expert Videos

The Science on Marijuana and Psychosis Dr. Christine Miller, molecular neuroscientist and schizophrenia researcher explains the connection between cannabis use and psychosis. Schizophrenia is when psychosis becomes permanent. Cost of Addiction Catherine Antley, M.D., speaks about the true cost of marijuana addiction. Part 2 The Cost of Addiction Scientific Evidence that Marijuana Causes Psychosis Catherine

Parent Videos

Journalist Loses Son to Poly-substance Addiction This Video tells the story of Moms Strong Founder, Sally Schindel’s Son, Andy. His Pot Addiction Resulted in Suicide Moms Strong Founder Lori Robinson Shares her Painful Loss of her Son to Medical Marijuana Podcaster Heidi Swan Q&A with Dr. Christine Miller, psychosis researcher and Lori Robinson whose son

High School Counselor Says Teen Use is Troubling

As early as 2015, Tim Trevithick, a high school counselor in Vermont was struggling to help students ensnared in drug use. In this eye opening video, he explains that while most high school students (65%) choose to be drug free, the other 35% are caving to subtle pressure to use drugs. Trevithick claims that the

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New Book on Marijuana and Mental Illness, Violence

Former NY Times Writer Delves into Dark Side of Cannabis MomsStrong applauds the release of an important new book, “Tell Your Children: The Truth about Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence.” Have we been duped by the marijuana industry? The kind of drugs we legalize shapes the type of society we live in. Author Alex Berenson’s

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Withdrawal

Some Heavy Cannabis Users Experience Withdrawal After Quitting Twelve percent of frequent marijuana smokers experience cannabis withdrawal symptoms as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 (DSM-5), according to researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The symptoms include emotional, behavioral and physical symptoms.

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How THC Injures the Brain

by Mark Gold, MD Reprinted from RiverMendHealth.com   The dramatic increase in marijuana potency plus the increased prevalence of use among all age cohorts in the US have compelled scientific inquiry regarding the effects of this “recreational” drug. Clearly, marijuana does not cause overdose deaths like opioids or withdrawal deaths like alcohol. But, is it