I had some troubles as a younger kid

I have been in and out of mental hospitals all of my life, however i grew up in a cabin with domestic violence, sexual abuse, and battery.

I was removed from my parents cabin when I was 9 years old, after witnessing my father beat my mother almost to death.

That’s a lot of trauma for a little child to go through in a short amount of time and it caused a lot of troubles for me. I did drugs, drank, smoked, and had sex before I was 16 years old. I overdosed on drugs and I ended up in the mental hospital. That’s when a specialist intervened on my behalf. The specialist took me to a marijuana treatment clinic. I spent 6 months at the marijuana treatment clinic. I learned some better coping skills and I learned how to medicate using medical marijuana products, when I left the treatment center, I felt like I had the tools to succeed in life, and one of the first things that I decided to do was devote my life to helping others. I went to school and decided to become a social worker. I graduated school at the age of 32. I feel like medical marijuana provided me back a life that I never had in the past, then medical marijuana helped me get control of my troubles without having a bunch of other pills in my system. I provided up all of the antipsychotics and switched them for medical marijuana. I have never felt better. It’s been 15 years since I started using medical marijuana and my life has seriously changed. I don’t know where I would be if that one doctor had not stepped in and intervened.


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