Cannabis Addiction Treatment
Treatment for Cannabis Addiction
Contrary to popular belief, cannabis (marijuana) use often leads to psychological dependence (mental addiction). Once a person develops a dependence on cannabis, they will find it difficult to function normally without it.
At Neuro Psychiatric Addiction Clinic, we offer a specialized treatment plan for people struggling with marijuana addiction. This treatment aims to detoxify the body and return it to normal functioning. Our treatment also addresses the mental health issues that may have contributed to the addiction, allowing for long-term recovery.
What Is Cannabis?
Marijuana refers to the flowering tops, buds and leaves of the cannabis plant. After the plant material is harvested and dried, what remains is one of the most consumed drugs in the world, known as marijuana, pot, weed, trees and a dozen other slang terms.
Today, cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States. Classified by the federal government as a Schedule I substance, cannabis has a high potential for abuse.
Ways of using cannabis include:
Smoking or vaping
Using or smoking extracts (dabs)
Homemade baked good infused with cannabis butter/oil
Eating edible cannabis-infused candy or treats
Containing more than one hundred and twenty chemical components called cannabinoids, cannabis has significant detrimental effects. It is also extremely mind-altering.
Cannabis users may experience:
Short-term memory impairment
Heightened sensory awareness
Despite being touted as non-addictive, marijuana can be very difficult to give up. The truth is that many people with addictions do not see it as a problem, and their friends may share that view.
Who Becomes Addicted to Cannabis And Why?
Some individuals run a high risk of developing an addiction to cannabis. This tendency is due to several factors, such as:
Beginning use at an early age
Mental health issues
Although cannabis may not be physically addictive, its psychological dependence can be intense. There are numerous examples of how mental dependencies can lead to behavioral disorders.
According to new research, 30% of marijuana users may have some form of marijuana use disorder. Just because a substance isn’t life-threatening doesn’t mean it isn’t incredibly harmful to your mental health and can’t devastate your life.
If you struggle with cannabis addiction, our treatment programs will help you work through withdrawal and achieve a sustainable recovery.
Health Dangers Of Cannabis
Cannabis is often touted as a “miracle medicine”. However many medical uses it may have, for individuals prone to mental health problems, the use of cannabis can lead to additional complications. For example, it impairs normal sleep patterns and results in depression, anxiety, and mood swings. According to studies, cannabis can also trigger psychotic episodes in rare cases.
In the long run, marijuana interference with mood personality. People who use marijuana develop a resistance to its effects, hence requiring larger doses to experience the high. Beginning marijuana use during adolescence or earlier can lead to developmental problems.
Consequently, they may experience some of the following side-effects in the long run:
Reduced ability to learn
Loss of memory
Inhibited mental development
Cannabis Dependence Symptoms
When a person develops an addiction to marijuana, they often show several symptoms, including:
Moreover, the presence of the following signs may indicate that you’re addicted to marijuana:
Loss of interest in activities – You may lose the drive to pursue social and recreational activities you once enjoyed.
Increased tolerance – Your body develops a resistance to the effects of marijuana, and you’re compelled to take more to achieve the same effects.
Inability to quit or cut down- Those addicted to marijuana find it hard to stop using it, even if they experience adverse effects.
Suffering relationships – Paying less attention to your social and romantic life and pulling away from people who disapprove of your using cannabis.
Withdrawal symptoms – These include anxiety, depression, restlessness, or insomnia after stopping marijuana.
If you’re experiencing any of these signs and symptoms, it is time to seek help. At NP Addiction Clinic, our experts can assess your condition and determine whether your cannabis use has become problematic.
Treatment for Marijuana Dependence at NP Addiction Clinic
Inpatient Treatment Program
We offer inpatient treatment to our clients suffering from cannabis addiction. Before administering treatment, we first assess your condition.
After this evaluation, we work together to outline the most effective treatment choice, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or dialectical behavioral therapy. You’ll have the full support of our highly trained staff and your compassionate peers as you begin your recovery under the Florida sun.
We address the underlying causes of your addiction in individual therapy. We examine various aspects of their lives and discover the problems’ origins and explore how you can overcome them.
The cycle of cannabis use frequently arises from isolation and feeling of loneliness. To address this, we connect our clients with like-minded people who have similar problems.
In group therapy, the client will feel they’re not the only traveler on the road to recovery. Receiving support is a great motivator that can help many move towards everyday life.
Why Choose NP Addiction Clinic?
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