NAC for Youth Cannabis Use

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Treatment Study

The purpose of this research study is to determine if the over-the-counter supplement N-acetylcysteine (NAC), when combined with weekly counseling, is effective in helping young people (age 14 to 21) cut back or quit using cannabis. The study includes 16 visits over six months (initial assessment, weekly treatment visits for 12 weeks, and occasional visits for follow-up afterward). Each visit includes direct contact with a medical clinician.

To learn more information about this study, text YOUTH to 44332. Information and participation is confidential.