Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. As it becomes legalized for medical and recreational use in more and more states, it is becoming more socially acceptable. But this does not mean it is harmless; alcohol is a legally and socially acceptable substance, and the destructive nature of alcoholism is well known. While short-term, medically prescribed usage of marijuana can be safe, many use the drug recreationally. Knowing the signs of marijuana abuse is a great first step in preventing addiction and withdrawal symptoms. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, marijuana addiction and withdrawal symptoms are treated with compassion and personalized care. Find out about our marijuana rehab program today, and reach out to our team online or call 833.999.1941.

Recognizing Marijuana Withdrawal

While marijuana withdrawal may not present as severely in physical symptoms, the psychological symptoms can be just as dangerous. Depending on how long someone has been abusing marijuana or how high their dosage is, quitting “cold turkey” can affect both the body and the mind.

Physical withdrawal symptoms can include:

  • Headaches
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shaking and tremors
  • Stomachaches
  • Elevated body temperature

Additionally, psychological symptoms can include:

  • Feelings of anxiety and depression
  • Insomnia
  • Low moods and short temper
  • Decreased appetite
  • Lethargy and fatigue
  • Confusion and hallucinations

When these symptoms manifest, it is tempting to return to marijuana use to “treat” them. However, nobody should have to take a drug to feel normal or be themselves. If you have noticed these symptoms in yourself or someone you care about, don’t be afraid to reach out for help. While attitudes towards marijuana use have softened, there can be real consequences to marijuana abuse. Find out more about how a marijuana rehab center can provide life-changing treatments that lead to permanent recovery.

Marijuana Addiction Treatment in Southern California

Solution Based Treatment & Detox in Murrieta, CA offers a full continuum of care for those seeking recovery from marijuana abuse. Our approach is holistic, with a collaborative and diverse team of specialists. When you meet with our team, you can build a treatment plan. This plan will be individualized to your specific needs and address the underlying causes of your addiction. It may include any of the following treatments and therapies:

  • Detox from marijuana
  • Intensive outpatient program (IOP)
  • Partial hospitalization program (PHP)
  • Residential treatment
  • Dual diagnosis treatment
  • Men’s and women’s rehab programs
  • Music, art, and faith-based therapies

Every step of the recovery process will follow the client’s pace, and our specialists are here to support clients for as long as they need. We encourage those who participate in our marijuana rehab program to do relapse prevention planning and join other graduates in sober activities after rehab is finished.

With the support of a compassionate and knowledgeable team of addiction specialists, you can discover underlying mental health symptoms, if there are any. Clients can get treatment that addresses mental health as the foundation of addiction prevention in our dual diagnosis treatment. With more assertive communication and coping tools, you can be empowered to thrive without a marijuana addiction.

Feel the Difference at SBT

It can be hard to open up and really talk about what you’re going through when dealing with addiction recovery. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, our team has the experience and diversity in knowledge to give each client a warm welcome and individualized attention. Whether you are dealing with gender-related trauma, spiritual doubts, or other issues that may feed an addiction to marijuana, our team is ready to help you find the treatment you need. Take the first step today and reach out to us online, or call 833.999.1941 to get started.

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