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Marijuana affects cognitive development in adolescents and may be a gateway drug for opioids.

By |2019-06-16T23:40:55-04:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/16/opinion/marijuana-brain-effects.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage https://nyti.ms/2IjZXMQ This article addresses recent research strongly suggesting that teenagers are extremely vulnerable to the cumulative effects of regular use of pot.  Pot impairs executive functioning, brain processing speed, memory, attention span and concentration. Furthermore, we used to think that weed was a gateway drug and then research suggested that this was in fact not the case. [...]

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Seabrook addiction treatment local review

By |2019-05-27T12:38:03-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

  Seabrook is being reviewed here as part of a series of drug and alcohol treatment center reviews I am writing on the addiction treatment rehabs which I use to refer individuals when they are in need of a higher level of care than traditional outpatient individual therapy.  As a clinical addiction psychologist in Philadelphia and [...]

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