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

By |2019-07-15T17:50:53-04:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|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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Interventions and their Role in Addiction Treatment

By |2019-04-01T14:00:21-04:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Previously published with permission by © Robert J. Chapman, PhD, Guest Blogger here for Jeremy Frank Associates Is a Rose by any Other Name Still a Rose?:A 21-Century Look at the Utility of Interventions in Addictions Treatment Interventions and Their Role in Addiction Treatment Addictions treatment has come a long way since Vern Johnson (1973) published his [...]

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