According to the table published by the University of Michigan, an estimated 7.1% of 8th graders, 17.3% of 10th graders, and 30.5% of 12th graders reported using cannabis/hashish in 2021. Despite the government’s stern regulatory measures regarding the sale of marijuana and other substances, teen cannabis abuse in California is at an all time high. Teen marijuana use can lead to an array of negative consequences, so it’s important for parents to understand signs of teen marijuana addiction.
There are many warning signs of marijuana use in teens. These signs and symptoms can be divided into physical, cognitive, behavioral, and psychological side effects. While these are the most common signs, it’s important to remember that marijuana can affect teens differently depending on the strain and potency.
There are many ways to help your teenager stop using marijuana. A majority of the time, adolescents will use marijuana to cope with their mental health issues. This is why Key Healthcare provides dual diagnosis marijuana addiction treatment to treat both the mental health condition and substance abuse. We develop individualized treatment plans to ensure long-term recovery for your child. If you are interested in learning more about our teen marijuana abuse treatment options, contact us today.
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