We live in a state where medicinal cannabis is legal. I (20M) know a couple of people with cards and I think my mom needs one. She’s a 47 year old mother of three and, although not diagnosed, I believe she suffers from anxiety and depression. She has always been kind of volatile with her emotions and I think menopause and recent events are starting to getting a grip on her. Suffering from asthma has left her feeling at risk because of the pandemic and she hasn’t left the house since it started. Being in a cage with two little kids running around all day, doing chores and not getting a break is starting to get to her. Her motivation is down and although she has a wonderful loving side, we haven’t been getting a lot of that lately. Today we received the news that my grandmother tested positive for the virus and although my grandma says she feels fine, my mom is feeling scared and powerless since they live in another country. She’s been crying, lashing out and pretty much doesn’t want to hear it from anyone, not even me. I have always been close to her, but this is one of those things I’m not sure how to talk to her about. She could use an edible right about now to calm her down. I have told her to see a therapist and she told me she wasn’t crazy so that went nowhere. I use marijuana recreationally and she knows I have done it once “to try it”. Mom is open minded for some things but not all things. I’ve done my research and believe she can benefit from this. I just want her to try it, but I don’t know how I’m going to convince her.
TL/DR: Mom has always been emotionally volatile, but menopause and lockdown have made it worse. She could use a blunt about now, but how can I convince her?