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Marijuana Addiction Rehab Center

by De'Meko, June 12, 2013

One of the premier rehabilitation treatment programs offered at Chapters Capistrano in Southern California is Marijuana addition recovery. Our addiction experts develop highly specialized plans for each client because we understand that Marijuana addiction affects people differently. Chapters’ approach secures an addict’s return to sober living.

General Information

Use of Marijuana, a psychoactive drug from the processed Cannabis plant, acts as a stimulant, depressant, and hallucinogen. The psychedelic or hallucinogenic effects are considered the most conspicuous. Most medical professionals believe THC is the main psychoactive ingredient of Marijuana; others think other chemicals may play a significant role. When doctor-prescribed, use of Marijuana is legal and can be safe and effective. However, typically the drug is abused recreationally and is the most popular recreational drug in America.

Effects of Marijuana Abuse

Increased heart rate, impairment of short-term memory, and lowered blood pressure are some psychoactive and physiological effects of Marijuana. There is disagreement about the long-term effects, but some experts think those include memory impairment, mental disorders, limited intellectual growth, and damaged lung health. One’s social behavior is also thought to be affected.

Marijuana Withdrawal Doesn’t Have Be Uncomfortable

The drug and alcohol rehab team at Chapters Capistrano understands how the thought of Marijuana withdrawal can influence abusers to avoid rehabilitation. Our commitment is to offering the safest, most traditional detoxification process to our clients: a drug-specific detox. Clients take prescription medication to reduce withdrawal symptoms and the risk of seizure. Under medical supervision, addicts continues this medicated detox program until the body is stabilized.

Facilitated by our knowledgable, compassionate staff, the Chapters Capistrano Marijuana rehab program is ready to show you how to live drug-free.  For more information about our personalized programs, call our 24-hour helpline at 949-371-4198!

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