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How does Cannabis Addiction affects a person’s Mental Health?

Cannabis is an illegal drug made up of cannabis plant. It is one of the most widely used illegal forms of drug across the world and mostly the users of it are young people. Cannabis can be called marijuana, dope, draw, ganja, grass, hash, herb, pot, and weed, and many other names.

When it is smoked it goes into our body and then get mixed with our blood and reacts in our brain resulting mood and behavioral disorder. According to a survey done by a group of researchers from WHO its been confirmed that almost more than half of youth population are one or the other way are addicted to it.

There are many ways in which drug addiction such as cannabis can have a negative effect on the mental health of people. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • It can cause hallucinations, changes in mood, amnesia, depersonalization, paranoia, delusion and disorientation. 
  • Also people may face issues such as:
  • Psychosis
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizoaffective disorder
    • Bipolar disorder

Now as we read above, the next step is to consult the best addiction rehab or treatment center within your access. Among those addiction rehabilitation centers is Serene Retreat. It is located in Malaysia with its branches across the country. To know more about the treatment programs or to consult our addiction treatment specialist you can reach us via Call/Whatsapp +60146872268 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my. Reference:   https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/about-mental-illness/learn-more-about-conditions/cannabis-and-mental-health/

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