Medical Marijuana & Mental Health: How Did We Get Here? | Discover Marijuana
Although PTSD is the only mental health condition allowed in Utah for a medical cannabis card, 85% of cannabis users are using it for some other mental health condition. Tim and Clif discuss policy updates and questions and issues for practitioners and clinicians regarding the use of medical marijuana in mental health treatment.
Tim Pickett, PA-C is a Medical Cannabis expert and the founder of Utah Therapeutic Health Center. As a Qualified Medical Provider, Tim works directly with patients in need of Medical Marijuana recommendations and treatment plans. Salt Lake City Weekly readers voted Tim Utah’s Best Medical Cannabis Doctor (QMP) in its “2021 Best of Utah mind and body” edition.
Clifton Uckerman, LCSW is a cannabis-affirming neuro-psychotherapist with multiple accolades for his work on trauma-focused & culturally-relevant systems of care for patients with mental health & addiction challenges. He enjoys educating his patients on the best ways to use Medical Cannabis in conjunction with PTSD treatment.
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