While Marijuana, cannabis sativa, is being perceived as less of a drug and more as a medication, there are still those who have a hard time quitting their daily use of Marijuana. Marijuana isn’t as dangerous as most drugs that people generally become addicted to, it still may be a habit that needs professional assistance. This herein lies the problem with Marijuana is for those that are heavy users, how is it affecting their lives?
Am I Addicted?
While there have be no known deaths caused from an overdose of marijuana, some people take the act of ingesting marijuana to extremes and it becomes a financial burden that they cannot maintain. If you find that you are constantly doing, thinking about doing, acquiring, or thinking about acquiring marijuana, you may have an addiction. If there is an effect on their daily life and habits in a negative way, then there might be an addiction problem that needs to be looked at.
There Is Hope
If you decide to choose Meridian Treatment Solutions for help with your problem, you will have our guarantee that we will be able to match you up with the program that is best suited to your marijuana addiction. Most Marijuana addicts are able to leave their old habits behind them with an outpatient Marijuana recovery program. The biggest factor in the success of a patient who has chosen to get sober in an outpatient setting is the support system that they have surrounding them. If you don’t have the proper support system and if you don’t rid yourself of the negative influences, you will be tempted to resume you Marijuana usage.
What Can I Expect?
As with any addiction there will be side effects once the drug is no longer in the users system. Depending on how long you have been a user of Marijuana and the strength of the drug that your body was used to ingesting, the withdrawal effects can vary widely. You can normally expect to have a loss of appetite, anxiousness and a craving to smoke again but the qualified professionals at Meridian Treatment Solutions will be monitoring you constantly to make sure that you come through your transition to sobriety as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Marijuana addiction doesn’t have the same detox process that you have with other harder substances such as narcotics and alcohol addiction.
A whole body, mind, and soul approach will be taken to ensure that your time spent with Meridian Treatment Solutions was not wasted, but that you go home feeling like you have learned the skills you need to cope with situations in which you would have previously turned to Marijuana to relax. However, while remembering that Marijuana affected their lives negatively in the past.
When a person develops an addiction to Marijuana there is often and underlying cause. The team at Meridian Treatment Solutions will be able to help you identify what caused you to need to self-medicate in the first place and they will teach you other ways to channel your emotions other than turning to Marijuana. Every day that you spend with Meridian Treatment Solutions you will be offered a variety of activities that are designed to help you with your journey to sobriety. Individual counseling, group therapy, yoga, and meditation are just a few of the ways you will be spending your days.
No matter what your addiction or how long you’ve been addicted, the caring staff at Meridian Treatment Solutions will help you reach your long term sobriety goals. If you or a loved one feel that you need help getting your life back on track and you want to take complete control of your dependency on substances, call Meridian Treatment Solutions at 844-281-3116 or visit our website, www.meridiantreatment.com to speak with a representative that can help you decide which treatment program will best suit your recovery needs. With inpatient and outpatient programs available, we are sure to have a program that will get you back to a happy, healthy, and sober life.