In the fourth episode of Growing Up Cannabis, host Victoria Martinez is discussing the benefits of cannabis when it comes to struggling with mental health. Luisa Ruiz chimes into the podcast discussing the downer effect of cannabis helping with anxiety and depression to calm the body when experiencing a heightened day of emotions. Self use of recreational use of cannabis is also discussed with personal experience and the help it has provided for Victoria and Luisa. People have looked over cannabis’s usefulness with mental health to just associating it to bro culture, instead the downer effect of using cannabis. Spectrum help of autistic people and college students needing help cope with the stress of school work and emotions out of their control.