The New Psychotic Pot: Is High THC Marijuana Dangerous for People with Bipolar Disorder?

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A quick explanation on why I believe bipolar disorder and pot smoking don’t mix.

 

I have bipolar disorder. I work as a coach for parents and partners of children with bipolar disorder. Here are my experiences:

 

1. For over three years now, at least 50% of the coaching situations I experience involve POT smoking that leads to mania and abnormal amounts of psychosis in the person with bipolar disorder. In my experience, people who continue to smoke pot that causes bipolar disorder symptoms do not get better. At this time, three of the six clients I’m working with have children who are either in the hospital or are about to go into the hospital because of pot induced bipolar psychosis. It’s not a joke and [ Read More ]