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Everything You Need to Know about Marijuana Rehab

Did you know that marijuana causes a psychological addiction in about 11% of users?

Despite the common notion that marijuana is a “safe” drug and not easy to get addicted to, plenty of users end up needing the help of a Boca Raton drug rehab. In fact, marijuana addiction causes a number of problems, some of which include relationship, health, financial, work, legal, and family issues.

If you find yourself craving weed on a regular basis, neglecting important areas of your life, and continuing to use despite the negative impact it has on your life, then you are a candidate for a Boca Raton drug rehab. In order to better understand what to expect throughout an addiction program, check out this guide from Treatment Alternatives of everything you need to know about marijuana rehab.

Initial Assessment

When you first check into a Boca Raton drug rehab, the first thing they do is an initial assessment; the main things they are looking for are the causes of addiction, the severity of the drug abuse, and any underlying emotional or mental illnesses. Based upon the findings, a custom treatment plan will be created for each person.

Medical Detox

The initial assessment will be able to determine if a medical detox is necessary or not; if it is, then addiction physicians will be able to help you navigate through the marijuana withdrawal symptoms such as agitation, anxiety, cravings, headaches, insomnia, mood changes, nausea, and sleeplessness. If an underlying emotional or mental illness is diagnosed, then medications such as antidepressants may be prescribed as part of the marijuana rehab treatment plan.

Psychological Treatment

When it comes to marijuana rehab, science has proven that behavioral therapies are the most effective treatment for an addiction. Treatment Alternatives has a long list of therapies designed to put you on the path to recovery; some of our treatment methods include individual and group counseling, as well as alternatives and holistic therapies. Your Boca Raton drug rehab will help you address unhealthy behaviors, and in turn teach you how to manifest positive coping skills.

Marijuana Education

For those checking into marijuana rehab, understanding the addiction is one of the most important components to a successful recovery. Educational sessions will help users understand how marijuana affects their central nervous system, their mental health, and their decision making; by providing education on the effects of abusing marijuana, your Boca Raton drug rehab will help you make more informed decisions in the future.

If you have any additional questions regarding marijuana rehab, don’t hesitate to call Treatment Alternatives today for more information.

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