University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Here's what to do about your anxiety

If one goes on any search engine looking for study results related to marijuana or alcohol and depression or anxiety, one will immediately see that most of the evidence tells a cautionary tale.

Many studies suggest that regular use of either marijuana or alcohol is associated with an increased risk for a variety of mental health problems, anxiety and depression among them. Increasing data suggests that regular marijuana use in adolescence may also be a risk factor for developing very serious psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia.

Read the article at CNN Health

Learn more about Dr. Charles Raison at http://cals.arizona.edu/fcs/faculty/Charles_Raison



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