Is alcoholism hereditary?

Number of studies has been conducted to find if our gene is the cause of alcoholism, yet there has not been a study that confirms it. Experts have conducted twin and adoption studies to reach this goal. However what was found was; genes or heredity is not the sole reason for alcoholism, along with it […]

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Impact of alcoholism on family

Alcoholism is a well known health hazard. It impacts the individual’s health, their social status, finance and mental health too. But along with these it also affects the abuser’s family. Man is a social being and is always connected to others; the closet among all is family. Hence the family is bound to get an […]

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Alcohol withdrawal Syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal Syndrome are a group of symptoms that are life threatening and occur when an individual completely stops consuming alcohol or greatly reduces their intake after a long period of alcohol intake. These symptoms may start from 8 hours to days after the individual stops and may last for day or even weeks. When […]

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Obsessive compulsive disorder-...

“An individual looking as normal as person can be, has an ordinary simple job and lives an ordinary life. But when it comes to having meals this individual has rules; the fork has to be on the right and spoon on the left straight, salt always on the right side of the plate, food has […]

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Effects of Alcoholism

Alcoholism is medically diagnosed as a disease that exhibits itself in the individual’s frequent use of alcohol irrespective of its negative consequences. Death due to alcohol abuse is over 100,000 and is in an ever increasing state; from accidents to organ failures the effect is far and reaching. Alcohol consumption affects the individual both mentally […]

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Living on the Edge

 

Living on the edgeProblems faced by caregivers and families of people suffering from a mental illness are many. There are many times that just when they feel they have managed to master every possible situation that their ward can throw at them a new surprise springs like a jack in the box.

Today people have a service which they can call to get telephonic advice and actual emergency crisis care. Before that a bit on when a person can use this service.

When Can I Use The Emergency Line?

  1. Your ward gets violent: Alcoholics, drug addicts usually take to violence to take out their frustration. Schizophrenics, those suffering from dementia, bipolar disorder patients can get violent within a short second and create domestic havoc.
  2. Self harm: Many mentally ill people seriously consider and sometimes do previous harm to themselves.
  3. Many times the patient will not listen to the family and do as he/ she pleases; like go out alone, buy things without money, steal etc.

To marginalize and control this kind of behaviour by getting advice and help from professionals, one can use the emergency helpline.

Is the emergency helpline available throughout the day and night?

The Cadabam’s group has launched this helpline with the intention of making it available 24/7 – 365 days a hear. You can reach out for help anytime of the day and night and our professionals will be there to assist you.

Do I need to pay for this service?

The emergency helpline is free of cost. The only charge you will bear is the cost of the telephone call.

What if the emergency is very serious?

Cadabam’s group will send it’s emergency rescue team with an ambulance, so you can admit your ward to the nearest medical centre.

So if you see the emergency helpline number +91 97414 76476 is a boom to caregivers and their families. It is a single point of contact for them to seek advice, take action and help heal their loved ones.

The people who man the numbers are qualified and can make a world of difference to the families who put their heart and soul into managing their loved one’s mental problems.

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