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Smoking Marijuana Speeds Up Onset of Mental Illness by Dina S. Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 9:58am by Tory Wolk, blogger You may want to take a moment to think before you light up a join.  Recent research in Australia proves that when people smoke pot at a young age, they tend to be diagnosed with mental illnesses at a young age as well. Researchers looked at people who have been diagnosed with mental illnesses and determined ... Read on »
Weed Makes Mental Illness Worse? by journey2balance Posted Sun 10 Jan 2010 4:57pm I have previously posted on the topics of marijuana and mental illness. I have “made a case” (in a limited sense) or at the very least written from the position that THC can have a therapeutic effect in aiding the easing of symptoms experienced by those with bipolar or other mental illness. I believe it is important on this journey to b ... Read on »
This is a very informative ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/a ... Read on »
ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 14 Jan 2013 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.co ... Read on »
Medical Marijuana Act Signed Into Law: Some Chronically Ill New Jerseyans Rejoice While Others Continue to Wait by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 12:00am Photo by Troy Holden via Flickr As expected, on January 18, 2010, Governor Jon Corzine signed the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act into law, making New Jersey the 14th state to legalize marijuana for medical use.  Seton Hall Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Po ... Read on »
Stigma of Mental Illness ~ Pentagon Shooting by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 12:00am By now, I would think that most people have heard about the Pentagon shooting. Well, in surfing the Internet about this event, I found so many things that show how much stigma there is and how the media reinforces it. I became really angry and wanted to scream at some of the stuff that I found. Words that I foun ... Read on »
1 in 10 Fibromyalgia Patients Uses Marijuana to Ease Pain by HealthFinder Posted Fri 22 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink They also tend to have poorer mental health, researchers say. FRIDAY, June 22 (HealthDay Ne ... Read on »
State Marijuana Legalization: The Opposing Voices by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Oct 2013 8:24pm Repeating Our Alcohol Mistakes? A recent article in the always insightful Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekl y, edited by Alison Knopf, concerns itself with the voices speaking out against Attorney General Holder’s announcement that federal authorities would not interfere with state efforts to legalize marijuana. It’s no secret that we her ... Read on »
The Mentally Ill and Addicted by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 5:25pm I've become friends with a couple of people online who are both alcoholic and suffer from schizophrenia, both of them happen to be men, but could just as easily be women.  The fact that they are men is of personal significance to me because until this past year all my online friends have been mostly straight women.  Because I've lived with an alc ... Read on »
Severe mental illness tied t ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 05 Jan 2014 10:11am Severe mental illness tied to higher rates of substance use People with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder have a higher risk for substance use, especially cigarette smoking, and protective factors usually associated with lower rates of substance use do not exist in severe mental illness, according to a new stu ... Read on »