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Opinion: Suicide, Mental Health, and Marijuana

Opinion: Suicide, Mental Health, and Marijuana

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...
My Son Was Hospitalized 15 Times

My Son Was Hospitalized 15 Times

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...
New Book on Marijuana and Mental Illness, Violence

New Book on Marijuana and Mental Illness, Violence

New book will update the public on marijuana’s role in our mental health crisis. 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...
How THC Injures the Brain

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,...

Long-term Recreational Marijuana Use Often Leads to Psychosis

This is a commentary which recently appeared in the Miami Herald, written by Dr. Stephen McLeod-Bryant, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. It’s so important, we...