According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of Arizona who used marijuana in the past year is 463,000. Of the 463,000, 82,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 166,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 215,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 251,000. 38,000 were ages 12 to 17, 91,000 were 18-25 and 122,000 were age 26 or older.
Marijuana use in Arizona has now become legal under certain restrictions and also has the first medical marijuana dispensary. The United MMC is the most referred clinic in Arizona. They provide Arizona Marijuana Cards for those who suffer from cancer, radiation treatments, injured backs and much more. The dispensary also sells hemp creams, lotions, marijuana brownies and many more products to help those who are sick or in severe chronic pain.
Arizona Marijuana rehab and treatment centers are available if anyone would like to stop their use of marijuana. Many parents send their teens to 12 step programs but typically this can lead to victim mentality once a program informs a teen they are "diseased" with addiction. If you have already tried a treatment center for marijuana in Arizona and still can't be free from it there is now non-12 step programs that have been successful for many in overcoming substance use.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Marijuana Addiction. Maybe Marijuana is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Marijuana in Arizona and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Marijuana to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Marijuana Rehab or Treatment in Arizona please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.