You may be wondering if your son or daughter falls into the addiction or regular use category of marijuana use. There are official criteria, and I'll put them HERE, but for now, ask yourself these four questions:
#1-Do I know that my kid is using marijuana regularly or has a strong belief that they are?
#2- Does my kid seem to be more depressed and anxious?
#3- Does it seem like my kid is stuck like they're not moving forward?
#4- Does it seem like you're having difficulty getting your son or daughter to be responsible for themselves?
I'm sure you've noticed over the past several years, marijuana has become more acceptable and accessible. Marijuana is the most challenging addiction that I treat. It is extremely tough to get someone to recognize that it is the marijuana causing the problems they're frustrated with. The person almost always feels like marijuana is the only good thing in their life.
There is one little piece of good news here--Early in my career as an addiction...