Depression may lead to cannabis disorder in teens

By: Emily Lunardo | Mental Health | Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 05:30 AM

cannabis depressionA new study has found increased cannabis use in teens who suffered from chronic or high-grade depression previously.

The study and awareness of mental health issues has risen exponentially over the last two decades, especially in children and young adults. With this new awareness comes the knowledge that mental health can have an incredible impact on the course of one’s life. We must consider, then, to what extent these psychological ailments can define the outcome of a child’s life.

The past two decades have also seen the use of cannabis rise in popularity. Alcohol and cannabis are the two substances most

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