Marijuana Addiction Treatment

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S. The most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 4.2 million people aged 12 or older suffered from marijuana addiction in the past year.

Despite the legalization of marijuana in some states, it is still considered a Schedule I controlled substance under the Drug Enforcement Administration. Schedule I drugs are deemed by federal law to have no currently accepted medical use and to be the most dangerous of all the drug schedules with high potential for abuse and severe physical and psychological dependence.

Many people require residential addiction treatment to stop abusing marijuana and maintain sobriety.

Do You Need Marijuana Rehab?

It might be time to consider inpatient marijuana addiction treatment if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Developing a tolerance, i.e., needing more marijuana to get the desired effect
  • Withdrawal from regular activities, friends and families
  • Legal, financial, career or relationship problems due to marijuana
  • Continued use of marijuana despite negative outcomes from its use
  • Inability to quit or curb marijuana use
  • Experiencing withdrawal symptoms such as depression, fever, headache, irritability, anxiety, shakiness, appetite changes, sweating and shakiness
  • Preoccupation with acquiring or using marijuana
  • Using marijuana with other substances such as alcohol or other drugs
  • Using marijuana to ease withdrawal from other drugs or alcohol

Read about risk factors in developing a cannabis use disorder here.

Get Evidence-Based Marijuana Addiction Treatment

At Promises Austin, we draw upon traditional and alternative approaches grounded in scientific research. You’ll benefit from the care of 24/7 medical and behavioral staff and a community of peers in treatment sharing similar struggles.

Here, you’ll get frequent one-on-one counseling as well as 10 hours of small group therapy sessions every week. Therapies like EMDR and cognitive behavioral therapy address underlying trauma that often accompanies addictions. Experiences like art therapy, recreational therapy, psychodrama and integrative breathwork help you explore difficulties in creative and tangible ways. And spiritually based activities like drum circle, medicine wheel and optional chapel services provide opportunities to enhance your connection to others and the world around you in whatever way makes the most sense to you.

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