Cases of cannabis-induced psychosis increase during COVID-19 pandemic

6/5/20–Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital in New Lenox has noticed an increase in cannabis-induced psychosis. Such patients tend to be highly agitated and aggressive and need a lot of support and “calming down,” according to Dr. Jyoti K. Randhawa, chief medical officer of Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital. She also stated that she saw a patient with cannabis-induced psychosis maybe once every few months, but now she’s seen an average of four a month. Read