Cannabis abusers suffering from psychotic illness more likely to get hospitalized: Study

Millions of Americans continue to use marijuana despite experiencing most of the characteristic psychoactive effects caused or exacerbated by the drug. The dangers of cannabis and potential health benefits associated with it form a hot topic for an ongoing debate. The accurate diagnosis of the problems due to pot smoking can be done by a qualified practitioner trained in psychiatric diagnosis.

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Kids’ drinking influenced by habits of mom and friends: Study

Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances in the world. While many kids and teens find pleasure in trying alcohol during their high school and college years, tackling the issue can be a harrowing task for parents. Many parents feel confused about the right steps to be taken. Thus,  it’s important to discuss alcohol use and abuse with kids early and keep talking about it as they grow. Read more