Mental Illness!! It’s Not Alwa...

STIGMA IS A THREAT TO YOU AND YOUR SURROUNDINGS!!   “Stigma is the rejection, avoidance or fear, people direct toward those they perceive as being “different.” Mental illness attacks everyone and anyone. It affects, what makes us human: language, reasoning, and empathy. Our memory, character, the difference between self and others, their perception of what […]

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common types of schizophrenia. This usually causes psychosis of different intensity, thus causing the person to lose his mind and touch with respect to the reality.   People diagnosed with paranoia are heavily suspicious of other people. This condition can cause adverse effects in their life in terms […]

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Schizophrenia Rehabilitation

Importance on the need of Schizophrenia Rehab   Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. Characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive difficulties, schizophrenia can often be a lifelong struggle.   People with schizophrenia have profound disabling cognitive defects. Whether positive or its negative symptoms, these cognitive deficits […]

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Effects of Party Drugs

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey, it is estimated that more than 6, 00,000 people coming under the age of 12 or older were reported in use of party drugs like ecstasy and cocaine. The survey also found that 39,000 people especially the youth between 12 and 17 years old […]

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9 things you need to know abou...

What is Marijuana? “Marijuana” is dried leaves and flower of cannabis hemp plant, which has more volume of a non-narcotic chemical called THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in multiple quantities. When it is inhaled or consumed, it makes the individual feel high for few hours.   What are the other similar types of drugs like marijuana? Ecstasy, Benzodiazepines, […]

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Tag Archives: alcohol addiction

Are Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Effective?

Before knowing about how effective are Alcohol rehabilitation programs, it is vital to know what are alcohol rehabilitation programs for?

Do you know drug abuse especially the alcohol has become the highest cause of injury-related death in the world, almost killing around 44,000 people every half yearly?

And also, according to the substance abuse and mental health services survey, more than 90% of the people who require drug rehabilitation mostly do not ge...

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My Brother My Hero!

Alcohol Addiction

That day when he was admitted to the ICU and the doctor said that he had only 48 hours. It was devastating; he had had so much alcohol and was out of control. He had liver cirrhosis and pancreatitis. The whole world came crashing down on me. And I couldn’t stop cursing my father for it. Sitting outside the ICU room, I went into a flashback. When my father was alive, we would all dread as the evening approached...

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Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Alcohol Addiction

                             14 million people in India are dependent on alcohol and in need of help

 

What is Alcoholic dependence syndrome?

 

The majority of us might come across people who use alcohol regularly. They might be dependent on alcohol both physically and/ or psychologically. This is  known as ‘alcohol dependence’. It’s otherwise known as ‘alcoholism’...

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol Addiction

Thinking of quitting alcohol? Worried of how you would manage the withdrawal symptoms?  But a bit of a difficulty is worth it for a sober life. And we are here to help you manage it.

What are withdrawal symptoms?

The individual might encounter alcohol withdrawal syndrome when he/she tends to have a physical dependence on alcohol. In other cases, sudden halt of alcohol also leads to the same result.

What’s happening inside?

Due to the excessive drinking, the br...

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