According to StatsCan, an estimated 43% of Canadians have tried marijuana, 33.5% have used it more than once and at least 10% of Canadians have used it in the past year. Despite this widespread exposure, cannabis use is still associated with much stigma and plain outright misinformation.
In this video discussing client concerns about potential addiction, UBC Professor Zachary Walsh discusses the differences in perception between prescribed opioids and cannabis, whether cannabis can be used as a substitute for opioids or alcohol and how to taper off problematic use.
Ready to explore the nuances of clinical applications of cannabis? Join Dr. Walsh for Cannabis: What Helping Professionals Need to Know… Now in Vancouver on October 12 or in Toronto on November 19