Mental Illness

Marijuana and psychosis: Real data, real bad

A just-published study in The Lancet:  “people who smoked marijuana on a daily basis were three times more likely to be diagnosed with psychosis compared with people who never used the drug. For those who used high-potency marijuana daily, the risk jumped to nearly five times.” - Christian Post

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"[W]e—especially cannabis advocates and those in the elite media who have for too long credulously accepted their claims—need to come to terms with the truth about the science on marijuana."

"The first four states to legalize marijuana for recreational use were Colorado and Washington in 2014 and Alaska and Oregon in 2015. ....Last year, they had almost 620 murders and 38,000 aggravated assaults—an increase of 37 percent for murders and 25 percent for aggravated assaults, far greater than the national increase." -  Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence

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Pastor Rick and Kay Warren to Host SAMHSA’s Voice Awards in Los Angeles

"Pastor Rick and Kay Warren will host the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2018 Voice Awards—a program that recognizes the efforts of the entertainment industry and individuals in the behavioral health community who work to increase awareness and understanding of mental illnesses, substance use disorders, or both." - SAMHSA.gov

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“[N]early half of American households have someone who has sought out mental health care”

"To learn more about the specific types of counseling Americans are seeking out, MidAmerica Nazarene University recently performed a study where they looked at and analyzed Google search data—and the results are surprising." CToday

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