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Marijuana abuse by youth with mood disorders linked to suicide attempts, self-harm and death, study finds – CNN

Heavy use of marijuana by teens and young adults with mood disorders — such as depression and bipolar disorder — is linked to an increased risk of self-harm,…

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(CNN)Heavy use of marijuana by teens and young adults with mood disorders — such as depression and bipolar disorder — is linked to an increased risk of self-harm, suicide attempts and death, a new study has found.
Unintentional overdoses, suicide and homicide were the three most frequent causes of death, according to the study published Tuesday in JAMA Pediatrics.
“The perception is that marijuana is safe to use, but we need to educate parents and kids that there are risks involved, particularly…

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