Alcoholism addiction treatment

When an individual feels that they are no longer in control of their addictive habit despite the medications they take or are constantly tempted and exposed to the addictive substance, a rehabilitation program is needed. Alcohol rehabilitation program is an intense recovery program that requires motivation, determination and social support to help the suffering individual […]

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Co morbidity in OCD

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is distressing in itself as it affects the individual’s thoughts and behaviour. Through years of studies it is also seen that most often OCD occur with another mental illness. When an individual is diagnosed with two mental disorders it is known as co morbidity. And OCD is seen to have quite […]

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Types of Obsessive Compulsive ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is mental disorder that is driven by undesirable thoughts known as obsessions that compels repetitive behaviours, known as compulsions. However, it varies from individual to individual in the way in which symptoms of OCD are experienced. Based on the nature of the symptoms experienced OCD can be divided into different types. […]

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Alcoholism facts

1. Alcoholism causes various short term health hazards. The short term harm alcohol causes are the health conditions apart from diseases. It includes injuries caused by accidents, falls, homicides, sexual assaults, alcohol poisoning, etc. Under the influence of alcohol individuals have judgments and decision making skills are inhibited, this might be the reason behind the harmful […]

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Neurofeedback for alcoholism

A number of new methods and therapeutic techniques are coming up to make the journey towards recovery effective, easier and smoother. One of these attempts is integrating neurofeedback in the recovery program. Neurofeedback is a therapeutic intervention that uses biofeedback mechanism. Here medical instruments, sensors, are attached to the individual’s head and face region. These […]

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Role of family in addiction recovery

A family’s roleRole of family in addiction recovery

The family members and loved ones always have a huge role in helping a person recover from addiction disorder. There is a huge difference in recovery with and without support from family members. Of course, it is the most difficult thing for a family members in helping a person recover from his or her addiction problem.

Family members often fail to understand why their loved ones get to drugs or any such substance. Most of the time actual reason behind addiction is due to lack of proper care and attention within family. Family members should often take the initiative of taking them to De-addiction or convince them visit a nearby counsellor. Whatever approach they take it is only possible due to full intervention of the family members till the end which can help them have self realization and understanding their problems.

How family involvement is essential

The addict is asked to stay away from present environment which probably is the reason in contributing to addiction. He/she later undergoes regressive training for a long period of time. They are not allowed to leave the place at any cost and are stay back till the end. But family involvement is essential; addict is allowed to spend time with family and friends who often play a role in motivating the addict in recovering from addiction. They pretend that person is not having any problem and help in he/she from recovering from addiction.

In some cases, family members tend to become angry and frustrated with addict’s problem which often triggers which often creates negative problem for addicts. They tend to misunderstand the problem or fail to recognize that it can be treated. But when family members realize that it can be treated and decides to support the person it can create miraculous change in a person.

Family also have to undergo their counselling for dealing with addiction problem of their loved ones. In some case, we can trace back addiction to Genetic factors then in that case there will be also someone else suffering from addiction.

The family members play a greater role during post treatment period. Once your loved ones leave rehabilitation centre it becomes essential for family members to provide proper care and support to make sure the person doesn’t go back to addiction.

It also essential for family members to get support them self to get support to deal with this situation. There are self help groups involving family members where people from same problem share their experiences and provide support to each other in dealing with the situation. There are also self help groups for people suffering addiction such as Alcohol Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous which provide similar support to people suffering addiction problem. At time when families are stumped over the next step to take, they should try reaching out for help.

Reach out for help

Families look for support in dealing with loved ones suffering from mental disorders can reach out to Cadabam’s Hospitals at +91 9741476476. Our trained professionals can help you take the next step towards ensuring your loved ones get the treatment they truly deserve.

 

 

 

 

 

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