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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Do you think you have Obsessiv...

The cleaning and/or washing type of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common type among other types. Here the individual engages in cleaning or washing rituals and it can be directed towards self or the environment. In the cleaning/washing type the obsession, there is fear of contamination. Fear that the individual would get ‘dirty’ or […]

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Causes of Obsession Compulsion...

Around 2.3% of the population from the ages 18- 54 suffer from Obsession Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The mental disorder is characterized by obsessions are repetitive ideas and thoughts that are unwanted and distressing and Compulsions that are ritualistic actions carried out to deal with obsessions. Individuals with obsessions and/or compulsions; Face great distress and anxiety, […]

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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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