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Marijuana Addiction Therapy

Welcome to a trusted and experienced resource for marijuana addiction therapy. Our dedicated professionals offer evidence-based therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and motivational interviewing. Your journey to recovery matters to us.

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What Is Marijuana?

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a plant that has psychoactive properties. When ingested, marijuana’s effects include feelings of relaxation, euphoria, and altered perception of time and space.

In addition to recreational use, marijuana is used medicinally for chronic pain, nausea, and muscle spasms.

What Are Signs and Symptoms of Marijuana Abuse and Addiction?

Signs and symptoms of marijuana abuse include:

Each person will experience different effects when using or trying to quit using marijuana. Treatment options include trauma counseling and group therapy.

What Are the Risk Factors and Causes of Marijuana Addiction?

Some causes of marijuana addiction include:

Most people begin smoking marijuana due to a lack of coping skills to handle stress and social pressures. However, not everyone who uses marijuana will become addicted. Understanding these risk factors can help prevent marijuana addiction.

Short and Long-Term Effects of Marijuana Addiction

Short-term effects of marijuana use include:

Long-term effects of marijuana use include:

The severity of these consequences will vary depending on the person. It is important to be aware of these side effects before beginning marijuana use.

What Is Marijuana Addiction Therapy?

Marijuana addiction therapy can involve:

The duration and intensity of marijuana addiction therapy depend on the severity of marijuana use. Talk to your counselor to identify which treatment is right for you.

How Do I Know if I Need Marijuana Addiction Therapy?

Some important things that may be signs that you need marijuana addiction therapy include:

If you recognize any of these signs or have concerns about your marijuana use, it’s a good idea to consult with a healthcare professional, therapist, or addiction specialist. They can conduct a thorough assessment and help you determine whether you would benefit from marijuana addiction therapy.

How Effective Is Marijuana Addiction Therapy?

According to a research article published in Marijuana Dependence and Its Treatment, “The most highly efficacious treatment for adults, [motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and contingency management (CM)], has a success rate of about 50% at 1 year.”

Is Marijuana Addiction Therapy Covered by Insurance?

To find out if marijuana addiction therapy is covered by your insurance contact them directly and ask for a list of therapists whose services they cover.

Our expertise in marijuana addiction therapy, backed by trusted therapeutic approaches, empowers individuals on their path to recovery. If you or a loved one are seeking assistance with marijuana addiction in West Palm Beach, take the next step towards a healthier, addiction-free life. Schedule an appointment with our dedicated professionals today to begin your journey to lasting well-being.

Page Modified on Mar 3, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.