Cannabis Use Disorder Treatment
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 5, Number 6&7, September 2017
Kevin P. Hill, MD
Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Hill has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Currently in the US, cannabis has evolved into an issue of individual freedom, leading to full legalization in some states on the presumption that the substance isn’t addictive. Unfortunately, cannabis use disorder is indeed a problem for many patients, Kevin Hill, MD, tells us. In fact, says Dr. Hill, one of the greatest challenges you’ll encounter while treating patients is convincing them that cannabis use disorder is a real thing. Here are some treatment strategies.