Because their brains are still developing, smoking weed could impact a young person’s memory function, communication and reasoning skills. Marijuana is one of the most popular drugs used among teens and young adults in Stark County, and although many consider it to be safe, marijuana has been shown to reduce a young person’s ability to concentrate, think clearly and make good decisions. Use the resources below to learn how to quit smoking weed and to find local programs and organizations that are helping to keep young people safe and sober.
The following behaviors may help you determine when marijuana has become a problem for you or someone you know:
Are you concerned you may have a marijuana addiction? Ask yourself the following questions to determine if it’s time to reach out for help:
Learn about the signs and symptoms of marijuana addiction and find resources for seeking treatment.
Educational resources outlining the signs, symptoms and effects of marijuana use on teens, young adults and women during pregnancy.
Inspirational guidance from a former addict to help guide others toward a life of sobriety.
Get confidential help and support for marijuana addiction.
Find helpful information about what marijuana is, how people use marijuana and the effects marijuana can have on the body and mind.
Prevention, treatment and recovery resources to help support teens at risk for substance use.
Access resources and support to help you or someone you know quit marijuana.
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