Teen use of marijuana can trigger mood disorders such as anxiety, depression, paranoia, psychosis, even schizophrenia.
by J.L. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) sends out a periodic newsletter, which summarizes his activities as a US Senator. In the September 30, 2019 newsletter, Senator Gardner makes the following announcement: Preventing Youth Suicides I introduced bipartisan legislation known as the STANDUP Act , endorsed by Sandy Hook Promise, to address rising youth suicide rates. When I travel across all four
Bipolar Disorder, Made in Vermont By Kim I appreciate the opportunity to share some of my experiences as a parent of a child with bipolar disorder. I know there are many opportunities for growth as a state in our approach to people with mental illness. Close to thirty years ago, my husband and I moved
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
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
Editor’s Note: Vermont bill H.511 was passed by the VT legislators and approved by Governor Scott (who was abundantly forewarned by parents, physicians, law enforcement groups, lawyers the consequences of legalizing home pot grows will have dire effects on the communities in Vermont, especially to the young people). Dear Members of Congress, I live in
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