Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM)

Given the myriad risks marijuana use presents to mental health, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, anxiety, depression, future substance abuse, and suicide, we always ensure we present these risks prominently in all of our materials. 

To help you spread the message on marijuana use’s harms to mental health, SAM has created the graphic below.

https://learnaboutsam.org/the-issues/marijuana-mental-health/ is a link to one of SAM’s most comprehensive resources, a web page dedicated to Marijuana and Mental Health. 

The following graphic shows the harm of youth marijuana use and how marijuana commercialization and normalization has led to a concerning rise in use of the drug among our young people.