Everything You Need To Know Ab...

What is a rehabilitation center? A rehabilitation centre is a place where an individual can work over his addiction issues under supervised environments that aid addiction recovery with ease. All these treatments and therapies are carried out by well-trained mental health professionals including a psychiatrist, clinical psychologists, psychologists, counselors, nurses & support staffs. With the […]

Read more
Alternative text

Psychological revelation behin...

Folie à Famille translated ‘a folly of family’, the term talks about a shared psychotic disorder among a group of family members as opposed to shared between two people (folie à deux). This is a rare condition because of which effective treatments have not been well-established. However, last week we saw an incident in Delhi […]

Read more
Alternative text

Are You Feeling Suicidal? How ...

Wanting to overcome suicidal thoughts? Firstly, the thought to overcome the suicidal thoughts itself is a sign of positivity. You may think feeling suicidal is a sign of permanent weakness and flew. Actually, it isn’t, feeling suicidal is just a temporary negative mindset that makes you experience intense sadness. During this intense episode majority of […]

Read more
Alternative text

How to Help Someone with Drug ...

Want to help someone with Drug and Alcohol Addiction? A relative, a dear friend, a sibling, a co-worker? Early drug and alcohol abuse education is one of the best ways to start with. Everyone involved needs to be educated, from parents and educators to children and adults. Each needs to know the risks of altered […]

Read more
Alternative text

Depression is an Illness, Not ...

For as long as health professionals can remember, our country has developed a negative stigma towards depression illness. People suffering from depression tend to suffer in silence, or not seek the appropriate treatment because of the shame associated with admitting they have a mental illness. Currently, people diagnosed with depression illness are viewed as broken, […]

Read more
Alternative text

From Addiction to Suicide

The term suicide is associated to the act of self-harming with the intention to end one’s life. In fact early sociologist even associated the term ‘Sati’to suicide. However, one can definitely get perplexed with the thought of accepting addiction as a type of suicide. Mostly due to the misconception a common man has about addiction. The very first thing that comes in an individual’s mind about addiction is an individual staggering on the road uttering incomprehensible words or a highly intoxicated individual beating up his wife and children in the middle of the night. But does the act of addiction limit itself to this? Let us look at the term addiction. It is a compulsive behavior in which an individual continues to abuse the substance inspite of known harm to the body. How many more big cartons of pictorial representation of cancer would inhibit an individual to smoke from the very same pack? I remember a 60+ gentleman after building a huge business empire was left with no responsibilities to adhere to except spending most of the day drinking alcohol. Over next two years his consumption of alcohol became so intense that he developed a liver condition known as Cirrhosis. Doctors had informed him that he had reached the final stage in his liver and he would need to abstain from alcohol forever. However he continued to drink knowing that his life would come to an end. Could this be attributed to suicide?

Now here is another linkage of addiction with suicide. Most of the addiction stories would involve using substances to get over a depressed feeling. Sometimes these substances effect the inhibitions of the individuals resulting in activities that they would restrict from doing when they are sober. For instance many individuals proclaim to express their love interest under the influence of substance. Sadly indulging in violent activities, rash driving are also observed under the influence of substances.

 Here is another form of suicide – Overdose. A drug overdose is resultant of abuse of substances more than the prescribed amount acceptably a human body. The overdose is not only restricted to narcotics but also to alcohol involving individual choking on vomitus. The intention behind the overdose often is the question that relates addiction to suicide. Was the intent behind overdose as an attempt to end one’s life or was it a simple misinterpretation due to inhibition of rational thinking? For instance I knew a young man in his early twenties, who was admitted to the intensive care unit for drug overdose twice. After recovery when he was asked, he simply responded that it was his way of getting back at his family when things don’t work his way. Unfortunately the third time was fatal for him.

Death due to overdose, rash driving and road kill under the influence of substances, homicides under the influence of substances are increasing worldwide. These forms of suicides require attention and care from the beginning.

 

Recent Post

Is Depression for Real?

Depression is an illness which involves your body, mood, thoughts and attitude and affects your eating and sleeping pattern, as well as other habit………….

How to help a friend who has suicidal thoughts, how to talk someone

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, here are a few things you can do if you know someone eliciting suicidal symptoms………….

Untreated clinical depression may lead chronic depression; may have …

Researchers are developing and testing ways to prevent suicide in children and adolescents, including early diagnosis and treatment, and a better understanding of suicidal thinking………….

Depression in Women

Symptoms: Depression in women includes Suicidal thoughts and suicidal attempts. Feeling tired and fatigue. Trouble in decision making and concentration and memory………….

Depression Phase of Bipolar Disorder treatment center in india

A patient in depressive phase exhibits classic symptoms including sudden disinterest, insomnia loss of appetite and energy to even having suicidal thoughts.

Intrusive thoughts in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

An intrusive thought in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is where an individual suffers from obsessional thoughts that are repetitive and repulsive in nature.

Alcohol Detoxification

Customized Treatment– Potential suicidal thoughts and depression are manageable through medications combined with counseling sessions and therapies.

Rehabilitation Programs for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

They usually take the form of a residential addiction rehabilitation center, but can also be intensive outpatient rehabilitation or day treatment programs, or day/night………..

Positives of Drug and Alcohol Rehab or Addiction …

Drug alcohol rehab helps the addict to understand the complexity of addiction; it is much more than just using drugs too much. They learn that addiction……..

What are addiction treatment programs?

We at Cadabams provide a wide range of services when it comes to addiction related mental health problems. Addiction is a serious mental……..

Best drug rehabilitation centers offer alcohol

Drug rehabilitation is a supportive approach to treatment and recovery from chemical dependency and drug addiction.  Drug Rehabilitation is the umbrella term……..

The impact of drug abuse on family and women

Clearly, drug abuse impacts women dually, male drug abuse creates enormous burden for the affected women and drug abuse per se has……..

Drug De-Addiction and Rehabilitation

Best Heroin Addiction Treatment to control symptoms of drug addiction like withdrawals symptoms, inappropriate behavior, changes in personality, anger……..

A Must Read on the Facts of Drug Abuse

There are many facts behind drug abuse which are surprising and are not known to many people.The only way to prevention is better……..

Drug Abuse Treatment

Drug abuse is a complex disorder. It develops over a period of time and thus requires a lot of effort and determination to recover……..
 

Tags: 

DO YOU HAVE ANY ENQUIRIES ?