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Navigating the Complex Landscape of Drug Abuse in Mumbai

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Drug abuse is a growing concern in India, as highlighted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s recent report on the “National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India” (2019). The report reveals that 16 crore people (14.6%) aged between 10 and 75 years are current alcohol users. Additionally, Mumbai recorded... Read more »

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Technology and Innovation in Addressing Drug Addiction

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New technology can help a lot in dealing with substance use problems. They can be used to assess, prevent, treat, and help people recover from these disorders. Using technology can create new ways to provide mental health care, both within formal systems like hospitals and outside of them.  Internet-based technologies can now blend the effectiveness... Read more »

Traditional Indian Approaches to Treating Addiction and Mental Health

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In recent years, traditional Indian healing practices have been experiencing a resurgence in popularity and recognition. Many of these age-old healing methods, such as Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation, were pushed into the background as modern medicine and therapy gained prominence. However, there has been a noticeable shift towards embracing and promoting these ancient practices once... Read more »

The Opioid Crisis in India: Scope, Causes, and Solutions

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Opioids are a class of powerful drugs that are primarily used for pain relief. They work by binding to opioid receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and other areas of the body to reduce the perception of pain. While opioids can be highly effective in managing severe pain, they also carry a high risk of... Read more »