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Cannabis-related admissions to psychiatric hospitals rose 185% in eight years via @IrishTimes

As the #ACE study has shown, child #abuse & neglect is the single most preventable cause of mental illness... drug and alcohol abuse, and a significant contributor to leading causes of death such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and suicide.”
― Bessel A. van der Kolk

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