Cannabis Withdrawal

Cannabis Withdrawal

In light of Dr. Mel Pohl’s recent interview on KNPR regarding legalization of marijuana in the state of Nevada, we felt it was important to dig deeper into some the adverse effects cannabis can cause. Sleep disturbance, nausea, vomiting, severe anxiety, moodiness, irritability and depression. All classic heroin or prescription opiate withdrawal symptoms. However, this…

Relocating in Recovery

Relocating in Recovery

By Dan Mager, MSW Senior Staff Writer, Central Recovery Press In the rooms of twelve-step recovery it’s not unusual to hear people share about their attempts to get clean by moving to a different city or state. Invariably, these “geographic cures” failed to work and the individual’s active addiction simply moved with him or her…