Cannabis and Your Mental Health

FAQs and information about cannabis and how it might affect your mental health

This information sheet is for the public but particularly for young people who want to know about some of the potential harmful¬†effects of using cannabis. Cannabis is known as ‘weed’, ‘blow’, ‘hash’, ‘dope’ and ‘grass’.

We answer 20 frequently asked questions about this drug under three headings:

  • Cannabis and its use in ireland
  • The general risks of cannabis
  • Cannabis and mental health

View this information on a web-friendly page here.