Short term psychiatric rehab c...

Someone, you know is having bipolar disorder? Then probably you should be knowing how short-term psychiatric rehab center can help. What is Short-term Psychiatric Rehabilitation? Short term psychiatric rehabilitation is one among the effective treatment option for bipolar disorder. Also, the best way to guide the individual reintegrate back into society and live a productive […]

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Managing Stress in Addiction R...

Addiction recovery involves rebuilding a life that includes enhanced responsibility—that can increase stress. Stress, like emotions, none of us wants to experience. What makes you strong and resilient in your recovery, however, is how you handle the unavoidable reality of life. Addiction recovery is all about driving the wave of life and not letting the […]

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Painkiller Addiction is Real

A recent survey by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) suggests that – globally, 5.6% of people (i.e 275 million) use painkillers/ prescribed opioid/ tranquilizers on a regular basis. The average age of the users is 15-64 years of age. Also, the World Drug Report suggests that painkillers/ prescribed opioid/ tranquilizers contribute […]

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Treatment Options for Alzheime...

Mrs S’s 70-year-old husband forgot to pick the grandkids from school today. She did notice something has been up with him lately but just couldn’t understand what. Is old age catching up to him? He never remembers anything she tells him to do these days. Sometimes he has difficulty remembering the names of some family […]

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Acceptance in Addiction Recove...

What does Acceptance mean in Addiction Recovery? Addiction to drugs or alcohol is like the ‘monkey on the back’. When your life has been affected by it, it’s easy to beat yourself up and feel excessive guilt and shame. But that sort of behaviour is never going to drive you to commit to the life-long […]

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Category Archives: Dementia

Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

Mrs S’s 70-year-old husband forgot to pick the grandkids from school today. She did notice something has been up with him lately but just couldn’t understand what. Is old age catching up to him? He never remembers anything she tells him to do these days. Sometimes he has difficulty remembering the names of some family members, sometimes he forgets what he was doing in the middle of a task...

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A Better Living With Dementia: How?

Hello, I am Kelvin, 50 years old retired automobile mechanic. I am suffering from dementia for the past 4 years. Since then, I have learnt many things, ‘many real things in life’. I wanted to share my story to spread awareness among people. Because in India, like me there are many people who do suffer from dementia. According to statistics, it’s about 4.1 billion people who suffer with it...

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How to talk to a Parent with dementia?

Few Tips for Talking to a parent with Dementia

  1. Speak warmly and calmly-

Avoid talking in “baby talk” way and instead concentrate on making your speech calm, clear, and soothing. Focus on giving safety through your voice. If you see that you’re speaking tensely, or that you’re raising your tone, take a pause and come back when you’re able to speak comfortably and with reassurance.

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Living With Dementia Parent As Caregiver

Hello, I am Kamal Jeet Singh, I am a caregiver for my dad who’s suffering from dementia since 2016. Recently, I read a piece of news and got to know that 40-60% of dementia caregivers experience significant stress. Such an immense number kept me worried. According to my layman knowledge, at least 50% of them aren’t aware of the skills required for dementia caregiving...

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