People with mental illness are more likely to battle alcohol and drug addiction than their peers. In fact, schizophrenia and substance abuse often go hand in hand. Using substances interferes with treatment and makes recovery very difficult, so it is imperative to avoid alcohol and drugs at all costs.
This SharePost is titled the Missing Link because in reality there could be no link between marijuana use and developing schizophrenia. Critics contend that if there was a link the number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia would have risen along with the increase in the use of marijuana over the decades. It went from an illicit drug craved…