First of all, we want to make our position about cannabis use clear.
We consider that in older people moderate and responsible consumption in social situations is a similar option to alcohol consumption. In adolescents the consumption of cannabis becomes a serious problem, as well as the consumption of alcohol.
Cannabis use has a very different social image from that of alcohol. The majority of the population is aware of the difference between social alcohol consumption and abusive consumption or alcoholism. However, this is not the case with cannabis. Socially cannabis use is valued in two very different ways:
Indeed a high consumption can generate serious problems and an occasional social consumption can be the equivalent of a glass of wine or beers that are taken in a meeting of friends.
The intention of this website is not to provide information about cannabis, but about a little-known concept and very important for the consequences it entails: Problematic cannabis use.
We aim to raise awareness of the difference between cannabis use and problematic cannabis use.
It is that consumption that is generating problems for the consumer or his environment. Within these problems we would include:
(Collaborative study between the Government Delegation for the National Drug Plan and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Klempova, Sánchez and others. 2009)
These are the factors that can considerably aggravate the consequences of Problematic Cannabis Use:
We advise you to take the Cannabis Problem Consumption Test. It is aimed exclusively at adults (18 years) who use it under their sole responsibility.
The Test evaluates aspects related to: your type of consumption, your family history, the consequences that consumption has on your life and on your mental health and your position with respect to your consumption. It helps you to reflect on your way of consuming and offers you a result in which it indicates you if your consumption:e ayuda a reflexionar sobre tu manera de consumir y te ofrece un resultado en el que te indica si tu consumo:
If your results indicate that your consumption is problematic, we propose you an action plan that can help you so that your consumption is not problematic.
We offer you some practical tools to help you achieve this:
If you want to know if your cannabis use is problematic, take the Test.