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Addiction to Marijuana

by De'Meko, June 12, 2013

The Chapters Capistrano Marijuana addiction recovery program in Southern California is celebrated for its personalized treatment plans. Specific to the needs of each client, our addiction experts understand no Marijuana abuser is the same, so no recovery program should be. Freedom from drug dependency is our goal!

General Information

Effective as a stimulant, depressant, and hallucinogen, Marijuana is a psychoactive drug made from the Cannabis plant. While many believe THC is the main psychoactive ingredient, there are still some who are certain other chemicals may contribute significantly is creating the drug’s effect. When legally doctor-monitored, using Marijuana can be safe and effective. However, it is used more often recreationally. The widespread distribution network and growing demand makes Marijuana America’s most popular recreational drug.

Effects of Marijuana Abuse

Short-term effects of Marijuana include lowered blood pressure, increased heart rate, and deterioration of short-term memory. Although experts argue about the long-term effects, some consider those to include memory impairment, mental disorders, stunted intellectual growth, and defective lung health. Social behavior can also be negatively altered.

Marijuana Withdrawal Doesn’t Have Be Uncomfortable

Chapters Capistrano realizes that the idea of Marijuana withdrawal can cause anxiety and fear. We never want clients to avoid needed rehabilitation, so our drug and alcohol rehab team is here to administer the safest, most traditional detox: a drug-specific detox. To reduce withdrawal symptoms and the risk of seizure, our clients take prescription medication under medical supervision until the body is stabilized.

The Chapters Capistrano informed addiction experts are committed to making your  Marijuana rehab program a success. Freedom from drug dependency is attainable! Call our 24-hour helpline at 949-371-4198 today!

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