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Highly Potent Marijuana Is Creating Addictions
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Highly Potent Marijuana Is Creating Addictions

By on Sep 10, 2022 in Addiction, Blog |

It’s a question many people ask. Is marijuana addictive? The answer is yes. Some people can develop dependence on and even an addiction to the drug, making it very difficult for them to stop using it. This is due to tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, the component in cannabis that creates the sense of being high. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states...

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Is Your Addiction Hiding a Mental Health Disorder?
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Is Your Addiction Hiding a Mental Health Disorder?

By on Aug 25, 2022 in Addiction, Blog |

Those with a substance use disorder, such as drug or alcohol addiction, are often at risk of having a mental health disorder as well. In some situations, it’s difficult to recognize this disorder’s presence due to the symptoms of addiction itself. Could you have both? What would that mean for your chances of recovery? Close to half of people who have a substance use...

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Treatment Options for Co-Occurring Disorders
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Treatment Options for Co-Occurring Disorders

By on Aug 15, 2022 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery |

A person with co-occurring disorders typically has a substance use disorder, such as drug or alcohol addiction, as well as a mental health disorder, such as depression, bipolar disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Co-occurring disorders are not uncommon, since one can lead to the other. However, treatment for co-occurring disorders requires more careful...

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