Marijuana as a Secondary Addiction

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Is marijuana my primary addiction?

Marijuana as a Secondary Addiction

If you have a problem with marijuana, chances are you have multiple other substance addictions. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services more than 50 percent of those admitted to treatment for marijuana addiction (in 2000) did not report marijuana as their primary addiction.

If you are beginning your journey of recovery from marijuana addiction it is recommended that you also take a look at your alcohol usage, and any other substances. Many people feel that if they use marijuana more than they use alcohol, then they only have to cease use of marijuana. Although it may seem difficult to cease use (and seek support) for all substances that you are currently abusing, it may save your life.

   

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