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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)

mental illness and weed

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- Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:24:50 EST ZvcPvLIE No.4927314
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Hello all,

I have been diagnosed with bipolar and I was wondering if this would prevent me from being able to enjoy weed ever again. My shrink says avoid it and he says it can cause episodes in bipolar people. Just curious if anyone here has a mental condition who still smokes weed.
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Augustus Foppershaw - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:39:42 EST OSS1xXrH No.4927317 Reply
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sure. weed's shmead.
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Lucy - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 19:54:21 EST +Vbd9HLf No.4927320 Reply
>>4927314
Do a bunch of drugs, really get into it, dive into your sea of madness and backstroke through it
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Ian Fillylack - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:52:18 EST CoZPQvlg No.4927324 Reply
You just have to be more selective of your strains, find what works for you.
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Adolf Hitler - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:28:01 EST ZvcPvLIE No.4927327 Reply
>>4927324

Do you have any recommendations? I've ruled out sativa strains, do you think a hybrid would be too much sativa? I am very sensitive to weed.
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Jenny Gummershaw - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:01:30 EST YXz+tCfr No.4927331 Reply
I was never diagnosed with anything but ever since the first time I smoked weed I've been living with depersonalization/derealization. I feel so empty and I've tried to kill myself a few times because of it.
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Martha Gembleshaw - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:53:54 EST Rk4jxBoW No.4927333 Reply
>>4927331
That's really weird but how do you know it was the weed that did that to you? I mean no offense, but unless it triggered some latent mental illness, then what you are describing shouldn't be possible after the drug leaves your system. Are you sure you aren't just looking for something to blame these feelings on? I've also suffered depersonalization in the past from drug use (not weed) and its natural to try and come up with reasons for the condition. In my own case I was convinced that I had a mental illness when in reality I didn't and it was just my uninhibited drug use causing my problems. Sounds like yours might be the opposite of my situation. Don't kill yourself mate, things can and will get better with time and patience. Someday you might look back on this and wonder what the hell you were thinking. I don't know you, but one thing that helped me find myself again was to get involved in new things and find a change of scene. Its worth a shot anyway.
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Sidney Clubberbanks - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 10:15:40 EST un4PvIKd No.4927347 Reply
>>4927333
The first time I smoked weed my fucking MIND was fucking DEMOLISHED and utterly corrupted and REPLACED
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Martha Gembleshaw - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:03:15 EST Rk4jxBoW No.4927355 Reply
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>>4927347
Damn son, that sounds like some good weed. Where do I get some?
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Fanny Bumblekeg - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:55:17 EST OdsCEnXG No.4927356 Reply
>>4927314
I have depression/anxiety (not the same thing I know), family history of bipolar disorder and mental illness on both sides of the tamily. Used to smoke a lot of weed but nowadays I get extremely anxious and it makes me more depressed whenever I smoke - I think it's not great for people with mental illness (makes you feel better only while high and all the stuff you were using weed to suppress comes back as soon as the high is over).

But at the same time, it can be good to relax every now and then - if you are going to keep using try not to become dependent on it and don't use it like a coping mechanism but only when you are feeling OK to begin with. I wouldn't reccomend daily smoking but maybe once or twice a week is OK.

Also look into high-CBD strains/ "hemp flower" this is like weed but without the THC that gets you high, so you feel relaxed and a bit of a body high without it fucking up your mental state from being soo high. I don't smoke THC anymore but I smoke CBD pretty much all day and don't have any negative mental effects from it. You could also try combining THC and CBD which is what I used to do until I became super sensetive to THC and can't tolerate any amount of it
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Wesley Suffingchotch - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:19:01 EST jDnmDx2N No.4927358 Reply
>>4927347
>The first time I smoked weed my fucking MIND was fucking REFRESHED and utterly healed and RENEWED
lol same brah
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Jesus Hayzeus - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:30:17 EST zzzz2+NN No.4927360 Reply
>>4927331
I once had an existential freak out as a kid and my parents didnt know what was wrong with me, I was traumatised. freaks me out to think about, just had a kinda wtf is reality moment. No drugs were involved I was a kid.

Without drugs life can make you mentally ill. Ride a bike or something idk
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Samuel Clippertire - Tue, 27 Aug 2019 23:00:33 EST YXz+tCfr No.4927462 Reply
>>4927333
I would say that it definitely did trigger some latent mental illness and technically it happened the second time I smoked weed because the first time I didn't do it right and I didn't feel anything. I was 16 and ever since then life feels like some sort of dream/simulation and I can't feel seriously emotionally connected to anything or anyone anymore. It's been 10 years since then and I've long since come to the conclusion that this isn't going away. I'm stuck with this til I die, whether that's by my hands or not.
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Frederick Hunkingold - Tue, 27 Aug 2019 23:11:50 EST CoZPQvlg No.4927463 Reply
>>4927327
I’ve had really good experience with the Kush line. OG, Bubba. Also hybrids coming from it are good for me. Any kind of cookies and Lime Sorbet was pretty much the best weed I’ve ever had. Also had some luck with some sativas, like Durban Poison.
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Julianne Stonerland - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 03:54:57 EST T8YbYFt4 No.4927471 Reply
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>Telling your shrink about your drug habits

Bitch what the fuck are you doing?
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Phyllis Funnerfuck - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 04:28:28 EST StIDzo+D No.4927473 Reply
Bipolar is helped by weed, your shrink is Nancy Reagan and doesn't know what they're talking about. Smoking weed regularly evens out your moods.
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Blathers Lavatorius - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 04:35:41 EST uGuY6mB6 No.4927474 Reply
>>4927471
this.

never say your suicidal
never incriminate yourself

basic shit.
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Corky McRapekids - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:32:24 EST shi7KTyU No.4927492 Reply
Don't get cross faded if you're depressed tbh you just feel like shit when you sober up
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Boris Hellgaizer - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:01:46 EST StIDzo+D No.4927522 Reply
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>>4927492
Not my experience, if anything, meditating and doing kundalini while baked off my ass has done nothing but improve my sense of well-being. Perhaps it isn't marijuana that is the problem, but that you are ruminating over negative memories rather than meditating.
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Fucking McFuck - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 21:56:17 EST pdzUjdwx No.4927575 Reply
>>4927522
I was thinking cossfaded meaning alcohol and weed, alcohol in general is not good for your mental health in my experience
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Richard Dicks - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 01:58:16 EST Nxu+D5ho No.4927589 Reply
Well it's to late I pushed away to many times my fault.

I'm gonna only smoke at night yea. Give that a try. Starting tomorrow.
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Richard Dicks - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 01:59:07 EST Nxu+D5ho No.4927590 Reply
Ooops

OH well I blame drugs. I'm in a fast food drive thru multi tasking.
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Nathan Ragefock - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 19:32:34 EST nSMHGIxi No.4927631 Reply
>>4927314
have bipolar 2. i still use and enjoy it but i can't really say that I also have my bipolar necessarily controlled right now. I can't necessarily blame the weed, though, because this decade has been fraught with stressors in my life that are starting to untangle themselves. will that have a better effect on me than my increased desire to die when I'm on a t-break and still dealing with shit? probably

tl;dr if you meet your social and work obligations, who gives a fuck if you smoke
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Richard Dicks - Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:08:39 EST 8yCixJqR No.4927809 Reply
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I'm 9 years young schizophrenic and cannabis has been an amazing medicine in conjunction with my psych meds.

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