Clinical Recommendations to Qualify for the State Medical Marijuana Program(MMP) Card
COPE with ANXIETY and/or PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) symptoms?
MEDICAL MARIJUANA may be an effective alternative treatment option for you.
And WE CAN HELP.
The Cannabis Health Program at COIT practices under the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act to provide specialized mental health treatment services that support the use of medical marijuana as a safe, naturopathic medication alternative for those individuals who may be coping with the eligible NJ-MMP mental health diagnoses, either anxiety or PTSD.
We help individuals who cope with either PTSD or Anxiety become eligible for their States Medical Marijuana Program. Since 2017, we have helped over 1,000 clients gain access to medical marijuana as an alternative treatment medication. All of our clients have different reasons why they need our help. We pride ourselves in supporting our clients transition to healing themselves with legal medical marijuana medications.
What To Expect?
During one, 2-hour office visit, you will receive a comprehensive clinical mental health and substance abuse evaluation, specialized to assess your eligible mental health symptoms.
During this session you will:
1. Complete a series of psychometric instruments to assess and advocate for your symptoms.
2. Have a one on one clinical evaluation with our clinical therapist.
3. Have a brief intervention and medical marijuana education session.
4. Receive a recommendation and referral to get certified and gain entry into the State Medical Marijuana(MMP) program to stabilize your eligible mental health condition.
Upon receiving your recommendation for Medical Marijuana, you will be provided your diagnosis and the required medical records to get certified by our Medical Marijuana Doctor. (or any MMP-Provider of your choosing).
Medical Marijuana Program Card Specialized Mental Health Evaluation and Referral: $350 (Paid at the time of service)
*Please Note: Private and Government health insurance plans currently do not cover any services related to the State Medical Marijuana Program. This includes assessments, certifications, re-certifications and medication(medical marijuana) and related services. We do provide assistance with getting reimbursement through your health plans out of network benefits for outpatient mental health services, if eligible.
After completing the Medical Marijuana Program Card Specialized Mental Health Evaluation, you will be eligible to use medical marijuana as an alternative treatment method for your PTSD or Anxiety related condition. You will need to follow through and complete the certification and final application online to be legally able to utilize medical marijuana and visit any of the State’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.
**Please Read: After you complete your evaluation, you will be need to schedule your 5-10 minute certification session with our MMP-Doctor so that you can be added to your States Medical Marijuana Program Registry. The doctor charges his own fee of $200. Once certified, you will receive a Patient Reference Number to apply for your State Medical Marijuana Program Card. The State charges a $100 application fee to process your application, print and mail you your Medical Marijuana Program Card within 2-3 weeks.
If you need help during your journey with medical marijuana, we can also help you. Please refer or ask about our Medical Marijuana Transitions Counseling Program or call 732-508-0052.