Research is showing that marijuana is one of the commonly used drugs around the world . There is a common misunderstanding that marijuana isn’t harmful or addictive. This belief is one reason that teenagers are more likely to start using this drug. Providing teens with information about marijuana can help them make a more informed [...] Read More
Marijuana is the most widely used illegal substance in the United States . Even though many states have chosen to make it legal for recreational use, it still remains an illegal drug federally. Similarly, marijuana use is continuing to increase around the world. Concerns with Marijuana Potency As more people are using, the potency of [...] Read More
Alcohol use can impact the brain differently depending on how old someone is. This is because the brain develops throughout life, beginning in the womb. A lot of this development occurs during the first few years of life and adolescence. Alcohol Impact on Babies It is important to be aware of the unique risks that [...] Read More
Mental health professionals who treat addiction refer to alcohol abuse as alcohol use disorder . Alcohol use disorder (AUD) can be mild, moderate, or severe. Despite the severity, alcohol abuse can have harmful side effects. Even once you quit you can be affected by alcohol withdrawal. The Side Effects of Alcohol Use Disorder These side [...] Read More
Technology has made mental health care more accessible. Another benefit of advancing technology is that it has become easier for mental health treatment professionals to further understand how to help people struggling with mental health issues . Virtual Mental Health Care While some people may not feel uncertain utilizing virtual mental health care, there are [...] Read More
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