One of the newer types of drugs available is synthetic cannabinoids, also called Mojo drugs, which offer stronger effects than natural cannabinoids. But what is Mojo? Drug addiction treatment centers offer help for those struggling with an addiction to Mojo. Learn more about Washburn House’s marijuana addiction treatment by calling 855.298.3104.
What Is Mojo? The Effects of Synthetic Marijuana
So what is Mojo drug? Mojo refers to a group of new drugs made from natural materials and sprayed with synthetic chemicals that resemble the effects of marijuana because they imitate THC.
Many people believe that Mojo drugs are not as dangerous or addictive as the real thing, but the truth is the effects are much stronger than you would get from marijuana.
Mojo drugs are usually either shredded so they can be smoked or sold as a liquid to use with e-cigarettes.
As with marijuana, developing an addiction to Mojo drugs is always possible. THC, the chemical that causes the “high” and which the synthetic drugs imitate, affects the areas of the brain responsible for pleasure, memory, and concentration. It can make it more difficult to learn or perform complex tasks.
Mojo drugs can cause many negative effects, including:
- High blood pressure
- Irregular heart rate
The feelings of relaxation and well-being Mojo drugs provide make your brain crave them, leading to the development of an addiction.
Treating a Mojo Drug Addiction: Programs Available
Now that you know more about what Mojo is, you need to know the steps to take if you have an addiction to it. At Washburn House, we offer many treatment programs to help you regain your sobriety.
Medical Detox: Removing Mojo From Your System Safely
Once you have a dependence on Mojo, you can’t abruptly stop using it without experiencing withdrawal symptoms. At our centers, we offer medical detox services to help your body stabilize.
The right medications can prevent or diminish withdrawal symptoms so you can start focusing on getting the help you need without worrying about cravings and other unpleasant effects.
Residential Treatment: Full Immersion in the Recovery Process
We recommend residential treatment for those who are just starting their recovery as well as for those who have negative home environments that can trigger the need to use.
Residential treatment involves staying at our facilities. The programs offer individual and group therapy sessions to help you understand the cause of your addiction, as well as family therapy to provide assistance for your loved ones, too.
By using behavioral therapies and many other treatment modalities, we can help you learn to identify triggers and manage your emotions.
Outpatient Treatment: Balancing More Independence With Treatment
For those who have completed residential treatment or who can’t take the time to enter a full-time program, we offer outpatient options like partial hospitalization programs.
These programs allow you to go home each afternoon while still receiving hours of intensive treatment.
One step down from our PHP is our intensive-outpatient program. With fewer hours but continued support, you can focus on reintegrating into your daily life, knowing there is help available when you need it.
We also offer standard outpatient care and continued care programs.
Call Washburn House Today
If you have an addiction to Mojo drugs and want to help yourself get back to sobriety, we can help at Washburn House. With a variety of programs, we can offer the exact level of care you need to begin again.