Marijuana, hashish and other cannabis-containing substances
People may use cannabis by smoking eating or inhaling a vaporized form of the drug. Cannabis is often used along with other substances, such as alcohol or illegal drugs, and is often the first drug tried (in most cases).
Signs and symptoms of recent use can include:
- A sense of euphoria or a feeling of "high"
- A heightened sense of visualization, auditory and taste perception(may vary)
- Increased blood pressure and increased heart rate
- Red eyes
- Dry mouth
- Decreased coordination
- Difficulty concentrating or remembering
- Slowed reaction time
- Anxiety or paranoid thinking
- Cannabis odor on clothes or yellow fingertips
- Exaggerated cravings for certain foods at unusual times or odd craving patterns Long-term (chronic) use is often associated with:
- Decreased my mental sharpness
- Poor perk, performance at school or at work
- Reduced number of friends and interests
All of the individuals who struggle with substance use disorder share several similarities in terms of their experiences; however, they may vary in many ways. Specifically, the signs. Symptoms, and effects of one's substance use disorder will be dependent on how much he or she is using/abusing, how often he/or she uses, and if they are using and on the other hand is hooked on other addictive substances. 'Mere is many different classes of drugs, all of which can pose danger to those who choose to abuse substances within those classes. The continued abuse/use of any addictive substances can lead to problems such as unemployment, family unmanageability/turmoil, physical complications, and psychiatric problems. The faster that an individual ends his or her drug abuse, the more likely he or she is to have a chance at a full recovery-oriented life-style. Some drugs have the potential to be deadlier than others based on how they are developed, what they may contain, how adulterated they are, and how potent they are.