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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Marijuana DeAddiction Treatment Helps You Say No

marijuana De addiction treatmentAdmitting having a drug problem is a big step towards recovery. The next big step is seeking assistance. Marijuana consumption over time results in physical dependence on the drug. The user experiences physical discomfort within a certain time from its last consumption. This results in withdrawal symptoms triggering a drug re-use. With time, marijuana dependence can further lead to increased tolerance, and need greater concentration or amount of drug to enjoy the same effect. The combined dependence and tolerance causes addiction.

As per a survey, admission into publicly funded treatment due to marijuana addiction is only second to alcohol. Hence its treatment and rehabilitation should be taken seriously. Marijuana rehabilitation centres provide specific programs – medical as well as psychotherapy, to help address the addiction. The most common are residential or inpatient rehabilitation programs and outpatient programs. They can be customised to meet individual needs.

Residential rehabilitation programs provide live-in facility and are usually available for 30 days, 60 days and 90 days. A three-month program is believed to have greater success with staying sober. Residential rehabilitation programs are considered more effective due to the many benefits they offer.

  • They provide a round-the-clock direct supervision. It also provides supplementary therapies like behavioural therapy, meditation, group or individual counseling, etc., for positive engagement and encourages lifestyle changes
  • Rehabilitation centre provides constant professional medical assistance. They continuously monitor the progress of the physical, emotional and mental health of the patient to fine tune the therapy
  • Rehabilitation centres restrict interaction with the outside world thereby restricting access to marijuana. This is very critical in initial stages of treatment
  • It provides access to psychological and emotional support to the addict which prevents relapse episodes

Outpatient rehabilitation programs allow a patient to receive treatment while continuing to stay at home. The program includes combined treatment plan of therapy and counselling sessions as well as partial hospitalisation, if required. However, while the outpatient rehabilitation program provides ease and convenience, it also leaves an addict vulnerable to temptation.

Rehabilitation centres are a most effective way to break free from addiction. They focus on helping an individual to identify triggers for marijuana consumption, deal with underlying trauma or reason and learn coping mechanisms, to enable him / her to #SayNo to addiction and re-gain control of his / her life.

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