(PRWEB) February 11, 2013
Northbound Treatment Services, the alcohol and drug addiction treatment specialists, applauds a recent study that finds a correlation between habitual marijuana use and a decline in overall IQ. In particular, the study deals with heavy cannabis use beginning in one’s teenage years that continue into adulthood, and its significant effects on brain functions critical for learning and memory. This study’s significance is compounded by reports of increasing rates of marijuana use among teenagers nationwide.
As the levels of teen marijuana use continues to grow, its long term impact will not only affect the individuals involved, but will have a dramatic negative effect on whole communities as the years push forward. Northbound Treatment Services are experts at dealing with marijuana and other substance abuse issues. They recognize the dangers of marijuana use, especially for teens, and they offer many comprehensive and effective drug treatment programs designed to get at the heart of the issue.
Northbound Treatment Services are alcohol and drug addiction treatment experts who specialize in helping people overcome substance abuse problems and live drug-free lives. As a leader in rehab treatment services, they offer a wide selection of options designed to target an individuals special needs, including their highly acclaimed dual diagnosis rehab treatment. Northbound Treatment Services applauds the recent study on marijuana’s lasting negative effects on the brain, and they look forward to helping individuals overcome their marijuana addictions and more.
About Northbound Treatment Services
Northbound Treatment Services is an Orange County, California based alcohol and drug addiction treatment center open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Northbound Treatment Services operates a fully licensed drug and alcohol detoxification center, specializing in medical detoxification, and in aiding clients through the various stages of the rehabilitation process. Inpatient and outpatient services are offered to patients to best ensure a full recovery with continued success. They have certifications with The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Court and Probation Approved. They are BBB Accredited. For more information, visit http://www.livingsober.com or follow them on Facebook or Twitter.