Understanding Marijuana Abuse
Inpatient treatment for cannabis addictions
Day treatment allows the individual to enroll in a treatment program, while still being able to go home at night. This type of program is best suited for those who are self-starters and serious about getting over their addiction to Marijuana. Still requiring a large time commitment, these types of programs offer 2-8 hour day programs for 3-7 days a week, depending on the program offerings. Day treatment can also have a sober living component that will allow for partially supervised housing while enrolled in their program.
Cannabis use can lead to some addictive behaviors. If you need help, please do not hesitate to call us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What type of treatment is available for marijuana addiction?
Inpatient Treatment for cannabis addiction has many positive benefits
- Around the clock support and supervision
- Medical staff on duty 24 hours a day
- No access to drugs or alcohol
- Recovery with peers in a controlled environment
The Cons of inpatient treatment
- Cost is considerably higher than an outpatient program
- Having to take time off of work or school for treatment
- Limited support from family and friends
- Daily life schedule is put on hold
Groups and Meetings
Outpatient Treatment for Addiction To WeedOutpatient treatment options for marijuana addiction, offer a solution for those that cannot take time away from family, employment obligations, or schooling. There are many different approaches for outpatient treatment for marijuana addiction, See our treatment options page for more information. For more information about treatment for cannabis addiction, call us now.
- Less expensive than inpatient treatment
- Staying at home for support and family
- Continue to be able to work or go to school
- Proximity to marijuana availability
- Constant temptation to use
- No medical or emotional support on call
- Limited behavioral treatment options
My teenager is smoking pot. What can I do?
Oftentimes, it is teenagers that enter treatment for marijuana addiction. Due to the availability and in some states, legal marijuana, there is a real concern with children over-medicating with marijuana that is meant for medical patients. Children that start to abuse marijuana at a young age, can have some developmental issues, as we still have very little understanding of how this drug can affect the growth and emotional stability of children that abuse marijuana. For more information and treatment options for teens, we recommend that you go to Free My Addiction for more teenage addiction and treatment information.
- Premature sexual encounters
- Family issues
- Peer pressure
- Problems emotionally
- Undiagnosed mental disorders
- Misinformation about the dangers of marijuana abuse
What are the Costs of treatment for marijuana addiction?
Prices of treatment with insurance vary depending on the type of plan and mental health coverage that you have available. Using your insurance to cover marijuana treatment will usually have a copay deductible that will have to be met by the insurance grantees. If you have health insurance and would like to find out exactly what you are covered for, our free service can get you verified for treatment, usually within 24-48 hours.
If you think that a friend or family member could benefit from receiving treatment for their weed addiction, talk to them and have treatment options already researched so you can be informed and ready if they want help. You may want to consider a professional intervention if you believe that your concerns will be met with less than agreeable reactions from the addict. Visit our intervention page for more information about the intervention process.
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