Posted on April

15/04/16

Help! How can I manage my irritability when I quit weed?

Quitting weed can be rough. You make the decision to do something good for your mind and body and then, as a thank you, you get smacked in the face with some pretty hefty withdrawal symptoms which threaten to throw your best intentions way off-course. So if you’ve noticed you’re snapping at friends, family or co-workers, there are a few simple steps you can take to prevent unnecessary bridge-burning while your body readjusts to life without weed.

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irritability, anger, withdrawal, cannabis, quit weed, anxiety, cravings
Posted on April

15/04/16

5 indicators you might be addicted to weed

Your mates might have told you it’s impossible to get addicted to weed. Or it’s only a ‘mentally addictive’ drug and it’s easy to quit if you just have the determination. At NCPIC, we also hear the classic line: “I could quit anytime I wanted to” quite a bit; just as we’ve always heard from tobacco smokers. To help you work out whether your cannabis use might be putting you at risk for addiction and make quitting more difficult if you decided you wanted to go that way – keep on reading.

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am i addicted, weed addiction, quitting weed, dependence, addiction, quit plan, withdrawal
Posted on March

29/03/16

Beating boredom after quitting weed

Coping with boredom when you quit cannabis can be tough...unless you re-frame it as an opportunity to take control and find a new purpose in life!

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weed watch, boredom, withdrawal
Posted on March

18/03/16

Adult colouring books: a relaxing way to manage withdrawal symptoms

Colouring in books for adults are all the rage at the moment and lots of fun, but could they help you tackle serious issues like cannabis withdrawal?

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weed watch, withdrawal, colouring books, anxiety