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Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Marijuana addiction is a problem that impacts between 9% and 30% of regular users. Consequences include loss of job, reduced academic performance, and a host of potentially serious side effects that range from depression to psychotic episodes.

Marijuana is a very common drug these days, and contrary to popular belief, marijuana is addictive. While the withdrawal process is fairly long compared to other drugs, it is much milder. Finding compassionate, competent care for marijuana addiction is critical if someone wants the best chance of recovery.

Our Approach to Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Our marijuana addiction treatment program here at The Summit Wellness Group is a multifaceted and integrated approach that utilizes medical and psychiatric care, clinical therapy, and holistic practices to provide the most well-rounded and comprehensive treatment and recovery solution for our clients. Many people who end up abusing marijuana and becoming addicted are also struggling with some other co-occurring mental health condition or substance use disorder, and addressing these through a combination of techniques is what provides the best chance for long-term recovery.

Marijuana use and addiction are becoming increasingly prevalent, and a huge factor is that many people don’t believe they can become addicted. This lack of awareness about the drug’s long-term effects (which still aren’t entirely understood) is dangerous and can cause damage to both the brain and the body. Withdrawal can be uncomfortable, so the best chance at sobriety is through professional treatment.

Treatment Process

Our marijuana addiction treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each individual client, although our programs do follow 3 common steps:

Step #1 – Possible Need For Detox and Withdrawal Management

Though many people do not need to detox from marijuana as there aren’t many physical side effects for withdrawal, those suffering from a co-occurring mental health condition may need to visit a detox facility or be prescribed medications to help with withdrawal. These medications can be antidepressants, non-benzodiazepine anti-anxiety medications, or sleep aids, and may make the transition process a little easier.

Step #2 – Forming a Treatment Plan

We understand that everyone has their own unique experience, and with this comes specific struggles, needs, and desires. We work with our clients to tailor a treatment plan that is unique to them, taking into account all of the variables of their life and situation. While the exact layout of treatment may vary from person to person, the high quality of comprehensive care does not. Some variables we consider include:

  • The way someone used marijuana (smoking, edibles, vaping)
  • The amount of marijuana someone regularly used
  • The length of time someone used marijuana
  • Co-occurring drug use
  • Pre-existing or co-occurring mental or physical health issues
  • Someone’s current housing situation
  • A client’s commitment to their recovery
  • Insurance coverage or self-pay

Step #3 – Individual Care

Through a combination of medication, clinical therapy, and holistic techniques, our comprehensive care plans provide the highest level of care possible. Though these plans are individualized, clients will typically be involved in some form of integrative talk therapy, which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, or motivational interviewing. Medication management may be necessary for individuals struggling with mental health conditions alongside addiction. Our holistic techniques, such as yoga, meditation, or therapeutic fitness teach overall wellness and equip our clients with tools for positive coping.

Other forms of therapy we offer include:

  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Art Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Therapeutic Fitness
  • Adventure Activities
Our holistic therapies for addiction treatment

Why Choose Our Marijuana Rehab Program?

There are many different marijuana addiction treatment programs all over America, so why should someone choose The Summit Wellness Group?

Our Accreditations

We are proudly Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), and Georgia Department of Community Health certified. The Summit Wellness Group has the tools and resources to successfully lead our clients through recovery, no matter how big or small that addiction may be.

Our Holistic Treatments

Many people may not see the need for marijuana rehab, however, marijuana is often used to combat symptoms of underlying mental health conditions. By treating our clients as whole people and providing them with healthy and fun coping mechanisms, we can empower them with the tools required to prevent future relapse.

Our Locations

Because marijuana is often a social drug and people tend to hang out with other users, it may be helpful for clients to surround themselves with other people in recovery in a calming environment. The design philosophy at our Atlanta and Roswell facilities are meant to promote relaxation and mental wellbeing for anyone walking through our front door.

FAQ Marijuana Addiction Treatment

More information and answers to some frequently asked question about marijuana addiction treatment include:

  • When Is It Time to Seek Help For a Loved One?

    If increased marijuana use is causing interference with your loved one’s everyday life, it is time to seek professional treatment as it can be extremely difficult to stop using marijuana alone. When marijuana use becomes integral to the way that they live and they no longer find enjoyment without it, that could indicate he or she is addicted and needs help stopping.

  • Reasons to Seek Treatment ASAP

    Though you may not believe that you have an addiction to marijuana, the reliance on a drug to eat, sleep, or function normally in social settings indicates a larger problem. And because of co-occurring issues, it can be difficult to stop. At The Summit Wellness Group, we are able to address all of the issues that led to addiction in the first place and help get you back on your feet.

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We’d love the opportunity to help you during this overwhelming and difficult process. The Summit Wellness Group is located in Georgia and all of your calls will be directed to one of our local staff members. Our sincere passion is helping people recover so that they can live full, meaningful and healthy lives.

Call us 24/7 at 770-299-1677. If we aren’t the right fit for you then we’ll utilize our expertise and connections within the treatment industry to assist you in finding the best provider for your specific needs. Alternatively you can fill out our contact form and a member of our staff will contact you shortly.