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Regular use of cannabis can increase the risk of psychosis and schizophrenia. Young people are at greatest risk.

Cannabis Poses a Risk for Mental Health Problems and Suicide. These testimonials and the scientific research are convincing. Marijuana Kills.

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From skeptic to world reknown cannabis-related psychosis researcher, Dr. Robin Murray and his colleague, Dr. Marta DiForti describe the link between cannabis and mental illness in the video, below.

What is the Link Between Cannabis and Psychosis? With Professor Robin Murray and Dr. Marta Di Forti

Professor Murray is a psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatric Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London...

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Dr. Christine Miller on the

High Truths Podcast with

host, Dr. Roneet Lev

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Shane was my first-born son who grew into a handsome 6’4” young man. He always seemed larger than life and he had a big heart, infectious smile, and zest for life. He excelled at sports, especially water sports, from a young age. Shane was a very normal, healthy teen and even weathered a back injury and surgery which made high school team sports no longer possible–so he transferred his athletic skills to wakeboarding !

When Shane moved away from home at age 19, he began using recreational marijuana (unbeknownst to his family). At age 22, Shane endured prolonged physical rehab to his knee following a serious boating accident. It was later realized Shane had increased his use of pot as he was intolerant of the prescription pain medications.

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This is the story of my son Andy Zorn…Andy was born in 1982 and had a joyful life easily making and keeping friends. It was his mission to make friends and family laugh and have a good time and he was GOOD at it. He was class clown. He made parties come alive. When he grew older he helped good friends with their mental health and substance abuse issues. But it all began to get harder for him to do as he became a teen and thought he had to participate in drinking and drugs to fit in. He was good at hiding the extent to which he indulged in these activities and surprised everyone with his statements in a suicide note: “My soul is already dead. Marijuana killed my soul + ruined my brain.”

He died at age 31 in 2014.

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The new book, Gone to Suicide tells the story of marijuana induced psychosis which led to Brant’s suicide. Now available on Amazon and from major booksellers.

When my son Brant was 17 years old, he had an experience with marijuana that triggered a sudden,major change in his mental state. Overnight, he felt permanently damaged and even ruined. During the next three days it became apparent that his deteriorating condition was the result of a psychotic break, and it soon led to emergency care at two hospitals. While many people smoke marijuana with no immediate adverse effect, it can be psychologically harmful and even devastating to a small portion of the population, especially teens like my son and young adults.

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Just a few of the tragic stories told on our website…

Marijuana and psychosis: One family’s story

by Christopher BosakFrom capable to catatonic in one yearCarl just wanted his son back.Jake had become “like a walking zombie who was incoherent and catatonic,” Carl said of his son. Jake had been admitted and released by several state mental...

Accepting the Unacceptable Consequences from Marijuana-Induced-Psychosis

I am a resident of California and the mother of a now 22 year old gifted son "Mel" who experienced an adverse reaction in part to THC edibles at ages 20 and 22. I grew up in the Midwest in the 70's and tried pot in college. It was a social thing...

LETTING GO OF MJ: A CYCLE OF ABUSE

 LETTING GO OF MJ: A CYCLE OF ABUSE By J. BelsherAfter 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...

Forever Changed, a Colorado Family Emerges Battle-Scarred from a Son’s Marijuana Habit

In 2009 when Colorado legalized ‘medical’ marijuana my son was 14. He was an excellent student and athlete, playing soccer, basketball, and track. Things began going downhill for him very quickly. Unbeknownst to me he tried weed with a soccer team...

Marijuana is NOT harmless and nearly killed my son

I am a lifelong Californian, and so are my husband and two children, Brian, 24, and Melissa, 21. Growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, my husband and I had been exposed to marijuana. But marijuana these days – even the stuff sold in medical marijuana...

An Arizona Dad tells why he’s against Prop 205 (legalizing marijuana) based on his family’s story

There is ample scientific evidence that marijuana use by teenagers whose brains are in the developmental stage are at risk for psychotic events which may be long term. There is also evidence that long-term use by adults can also lead to mental...

A New Jersey Mom’s Story

A New Jersey mother explains how marijuana legalization negatively impacted her son and daughter. They both now suffer from psychosis.

My son is in there, somewhere

My son was harmed by marijuana and he suffered psychosis and has not held down a job since. It started around age 14 and he is now 24. He has been diagnosed with depression, anxiety & bipolar and bipolar schizo-affective disorder (depending on...

My Daughter’s Story

My daughter had a psychotic break in 2013.  She had been to a college graduation party in Chico, CA.  When she arrived home I knew she wasn’t “normal”.  I told my husband that I was taking her to emergency.  My husband, being a pot smoker told me...

Help Me, Help My Son

My only son is 34 years old. He's an adult - he lives his adult life. He has a job that allows him to pay his rent - pay his utilities - pay his car payment - and buy his marijuana. Living in a state where marijuana is ILLEGAL. Last year, I had a...

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