Marijuana Addiction Treatment in Massachusetts

Marijuana Addiction: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Are you worried that you or a loved one is addicted to marijuana? Freedom Health can help. Our marijuana addiction treatment program in Massachusetts is here to help you learn valuable coping skills and experience life changing therapeutic solutions that lead to long-term recovery.

Understanding marijuana & addiction

What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds. They’re found in cannabis plants. THC and CBD are examples. These compounds interact with our body’s receptors. They influence mood, pain, and other functions. Many medical benefits are claimed. However, more research is needed. Use responsibly and understand the effects. Marijuana Addiction can be detrimental to you or a loved one, help is available.

The Different Types of Marijuana

The terms opioids and opiates are commonly used interchangeably. However, “opiates” is a term that was originally coined to describe a group of substances that are naturally derived from the poppy plant, including opium, morphine, and heroin. Opioids have been used to describe substances whose chemical composition resemble opiates, but are synthetically made. Today, “opioids” is an overarching term used to describe all of the substances in this group, regardless of whether they were naturally occurring or synthetically-made.


The marijuana plant flower buds contain CBD and THC. When smoked, they produce a “high” that reduces feelings of stress or anxiety.

A type of synthetic marijuana and a street drug. Spice, is created by spraying plants with chemical substances that create a high.
K2 is another strain of synthetic marijuana that is illegally manufactured and sold on the streets.
The proper name for CBD is a Cannabidiol. A substance extracted from low THC hemp plants that do not get the user high.

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Yes, marijuana can be addictive. Roughly 9% of users become addicted. The risk increases with frequent use. Especially, when started young. Withdrawal symptoms can occur. These include irritability and insomnia. Long-term use can affect brain functions. Always use with caution. Consult a professional if concerned. Addiction isn’t guaranteed, but possible. Make informed decisions. Know the risks.

What We Treat

Conditions We Treat at Freedom Health

We offer comprehensive care for a range of mental health and substance use disorders, understanding that each individual’s journey is unique. Some of the conditions we treat include:

How to Know If I'm Addicted to Marijuana?

Signs of an Marijuana Addiction

Paying for treatment

We Work with Most Major Insurance

If you or a loved one are looking for affordable addiction treatment, we accept most major health insurance plans along with other forms of payment.

Even if your insurance isn’t listed here, don’t hesitate to contact us for instant coverage verification.

How freedom health can help you find long-term healing

Marijuana Addiction Treatment in Massachusetts

Marijuana addiction does not cause physical withdrawal symptoms like alcohol, opioids, or depressants. However, there can be a number of psychological and emotional effects that can lead to relapsing. Anxiety, depression, and insomnia are a few examples of what someone may experience when they stop using marijuana or other cannabinoids. An addiction treatment program can provide cannabinoid users with a safe space to overcome drug use and work through the various barriers that could challenge their sobriety.

Group Therapy
Builds a support system where individuals can share their experiences and explore common struggles.
Individual Therapy
Provides a safe space to speak openly and honestly about cannabinoid use, identify triggers, and develop coping strategies for relapse prevention.
Life Skills Development
Helps develop tools for a healthy, productive day-to-day life without substance use.

Medical Cannabinoids

Medical cannabinoids treat various conditions. They come from the marijuana plant. Two main types exist: THC and CBD. THC often causes the “high.” CBD doesn’t produce this effect. Medical use isn’t about getting high. Instead, it’s about health benefits. These compounds can reduce pain. They also lessen inflammation. Some patients experience fewer seizures. Others find relief from anxiety. Many states have legalized their use. Always consult a doctor first. Proper dosing is crucial. They’re not suitable for everyone. Research continues on their full benefits. Understand potential side effects. Use responsibly and knowledgeably.

Risks of Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana addiction is real. Regular use can lead to dependency. It impacts brain development in teens. Memory and concentration can suffer. Many experience mental health issues. Anxiety and paranoia might increase. Breathing problems can arise from smoking. It can lower life satisfaction. Performance at work or school drops. Relationship problems can intensify. Withdrawal symptoms include irritability and insomnia. Driving under influence increases accident risks. Mixing with alcohol is dangerous. It’s essential to be informed and cautious.

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Get Help for Marijuana Addiction in Massachusetts

Embarking on a journey to overcome marijuana addiction can be an empowering step towards reclaiming control of your life, and Freedom Health of Massachusetts is here to guide you through this transformative experience. Our team recognizes the unique challenges that come with marijuana dependency and has crafted specialized treatment programs to address your individual needs.

Contact Freedom Hill of Massachusetts now to begin your path to freedom and well-being. Our compassionate professionals are ready to listen, answer any questions you may have, and help you start this vital chapter of your life.

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