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Though Claymont, Delaware is a small town, a number of very notable individuals either were born there or lived there at one time. Valerie Bertinelli of One Day At A Time fame, J. Caleb Boggs, the Governor of Delaware (also U.S. Rep and Senator), as well as Vice President Joe Biden were all residents of Claymont at one time. Today, residents will find that Claymont is not just a great place to live, but an excellent city to receive treatment for addictions to illicit substances such as marijuana. You can get help at many different Delaware drug rehab centers.

The Dangers of Marijuana Addiction in Claymont, Delaware

Marijuana is known by a number of street names, most notably weed, pot, Mary Jane and reefer. Marijuana is a combination of dried leaves, stems, seeds and flowers from the cannabis sativa plant. It can be rolled in cigarette papers and smoked. Pipes or bongs may also be used to consume the drug. Marijuana use has become increasingly popular and problematic in the last 15 years or so. More and more individuals have begun to abuse it causing Marijuana addiction problems.

The drug makes people feel good because it stimulates the release of dopamine, which causes the user to have euphoric feelings. The chemical in marijuana that is primarily responsible for the high individuals experience when smoking marijuana is THC. The more THC marijuana contains, the more potent it is. Beginning in the early eighties, the amount of THC found in marijuana has increased a great deal. This includes that which is sold and consumed in Claymont.

Individuals with an addiction to marijuana need to address it as soon as possible with any of the drug rehab centers here because its abuse can cause a plethora of problems, amongst them are respiratory ailments. Individuals who smoke marijuana on a consistent basis may experience respiratory ailments or problems similar to that of someone who smokes tobacco. This might include coughing, lung infections and chest ailments. Cancer can also be the result of chronic marijuana usage, especially of the lungs and respiratory tract. Related emotional problems include feelings of anxiousness, depression and personality problems.

Marijuana can be very psychologically addicting and its chronic use can negatively interfere with a person’s life. Individuals may also experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, irritability and insomnia when they attempt to stop using it. Marijuana addiction is generally treated in an outpatient drug rehab facility. If you or a family member is addicted to marijuana and need help finding a great facility in Claymont, give us a call.

Claymont Treatment Center

2999 Philadelphia Pike

Claymont DE, 19703-2507
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