Marijuana Treatment for Teens
Marijuana is one of the most highly abused substances in teens. Marijuana can affect teen’s ability to reason, think logically and can affect grades. Treatment can be necessary for adolescents who become dependent or addicted to the effects of marijuana.
Treatment for marijuana consists of individual and group therapy as well at treating any underlying issues such as depression that could be the root of their drug abuse. Adolescents require an individualized plan to keep them not only on the right track but motivated to stay in long-term recovery.
What is Effective Marijuana Treatment?
Studies showed that among teen marijuana users, they benefited from cognitive behavioral group treatment, and a individual marijuana treatment that included motivation and advice on how to stop using the drug. Vista Academy offers an advanced clinical program designed specifically for adolescents on an individual basis.
How Does Vista Academy Treat Teen Marijuana Treatment?
The first stage of marijuana treatment is detox. Traces of the chemical THC, the active ingredient in marijuana can be traced as long as a few months after last use in the body. It is imperative to cleanse so the body and begin a healthier sleep cycle and diet as to interrupt the old harmful one in place during active addiction.
Vista Academy then integrates adolescents into the community by bonding with housemates, learning life skills in a group setting, and being held accountable by their peers. Vista allows students to create a individualized plan with their treatment team including their academic counselors, fitness coaches, therapists and counselors to build a path for success.
Clients at Vista Academy will learn how to live life without the use of drugs. Integrated competencies like fitness academics, and life skills are a key component in getting each client on the right path.
We Understand the Needs of Treating Marijuana Addiction
When your child or love one is in need of marijuana treatment we understand how hard it can be for the abuser and those around them. We make it as easy as possible for our clients and their families to make transitions to healthier relationships as well as the skills to cope with life after treatment.