“There’s real distress, but to turn distress into a mental disorder is just misnaming,” Eric Maisel, a psychologist and author of several books on psychiatry told me. “Folks don’t want to say my job sucks, my relationship sucks…It’s a letting go of personal responsibility. [They think] it’s not the hardness of their life making them sad, it’s a disorder.”
In other words, we’re diagnosing life.
More than 100,000 people die every year using LEGAL drugs as they are prescribed.
Nobody dies from marijuana, let alone its THC free cousin hemp.
Guess which “dangerous drug” the US spends $20 billion a year fighting in their misguided Drug War?
(Hint: The same plant that could end our dependence on foreign oil)