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Marijuana: Cannabinoids   
If Marijuana or other cannibus based drugs got you here, this lesson is for you. Medical professionals who have dealt with people who have abused or been addicted to Marijuana (yes, you can become addicted to marijuana) will present very important information to you that will open your eyes. You will learn that this is not a harmless substance, how these substances affect your life, your employment opportunities, your interpersonal skills, your finances. This is the real "dope" on dope, and you will learn that what you see in the movies, hear on the streets, see on television about marijuana being a harmless drug are just not true, take it from the experts and begin the process of a more productive and meaningful life.
  • Introduction
  • Cannabinoids
  • How Do They Affect a Person
  • What Can a Person Do to Change
  • What Happens if They Do Not Decide to Change
  • Summary
  • Streaming Video
  • Detailed Lesson Printout
  • Interactive Slides
  • Moderated Forum
  • Peer Chat
  • Polls
  • Additional Resource Links
Lesson Specs
Length: 53 min, 49 sec
  Part of Course:
Understanding Substance Abuse and Addiction
Lesson Instructors
  Theodore Parran, MD  
  Medical Professional with Addiction and Substance Abuse Specialty
Wang Professor of Medical Education, CWRU School of Medicine Associate Medical Director, Rosary Hall, St. Vincent Charity Hospital.
  Chris L. Adelman, MD  
  Medical Director, Rosary Hall St. Vincent CharityHospital, Cleveland, OH
A 1979 graduate of the University of Oklahoma Medical School, Dr.Adelman’s interest in addiction medicine dates back to his first assignment as an emergency room physician in Montana, where he quickly became the first medical director of the hospital’s addiction treatment program.
  Dr. Russell Goodwin  
  Addiction and Substance Abuse Expert
Russell J. Goodwin is a highly experienced professional with a unique set of skills as a therapist and trainer. Mr. Goodwin works extensively with both individuals and corporations at IMPACT Solutions as coordinator for these services.

On the private practice side, Mr. Goodwin counsels adolescents, young adults, and adults who are dealing with chemical dependency and other addictions, co-dependency, adolescent disorders, family parenting and relationship issues, adjustment disorders, abuse, anxiety, depression, and anger/behavioral management issues. Mr. Goodwin also does marital/couples/family therapy and conducts chemical dependency assessments and interventions.

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