Items Tagged ‘drug abuse’

Ask the Doctors - Is marijuana addictive?

May 18, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is marijuana addictive?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Marijuana seems to be increasingly accepted in our country.  But I worry about my kids using it?  Is it addictive? You’re right to be worried – and not only because marijuana can indeed be addictive. Marijuana has gained greater acceptance in this country, not in small part because its medical use can stimulate appetite, control […]

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Tags: addiction, Dr. Robert Ashley, drug abuse, marijuana, schizophrenia, teenagers

Mental health check

June 24, 2017

Mental health check

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seeing a therapist for the first time can be intimidating, but you don’t want to shortchange your mental health. If you are having second thoughts about speaking with someone, it may help to remember that you are not alone: About one in four adults in the United States is diagnosed with a mental health disorder […]

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Tags: anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, coping with grief, drug abuse, humanistics, life changes, living with chronic illness, mental health, mental health check, mental health disorders, mental health issues, mental health specialist