Indian Addiction and Recovery Blog

January 24, 2013

After the horrific attack on a female student in Delhi, which resulted in her death due to intense internal injuries and bleeding, more women in India have chosen to speak out about their own experiences of violence at the hands of both strangers and the people they know and love. Even the journalist Nita Bahalla,… Read more »

January 13, 2013

Has this thought ever run through your brain: "You know, I would really like to ruin my life. And I'd like to start today!" I hope not. I also hope you'll never ruin your life. But just in case you were curious how to end up depressed, lonely, miserable, and feeling like death itself —… Read more »

December 11, 2012

Imagine a woman stops you on the street today and asks, "Do you want your life to be miserable when you get older?" Hopefully, you'd look at her like she was crazy and say, "No! Why would you ask me that?"[ref] How to Ruin your Life By 30: nine surprisingly Everyday mistakes you might be… Read more »

November 18, 2012

In case you didn’t know, last year Maharashtra passed a new drinking law. A law causing lots of discussion and division. A law creating criminals out of young drinkers. A law adorned by a few, loathed by more than a few and mocked by many (and you should know, the mockers don't necessarily live in… Read more »

October 21, 2012

A group of students at the University of Delhi have published and presented a report on the economy and social impact of illicit drugs. We’ve pasted the powerpoint slides below. The report brings up some interesting points. One of their conclusions is that illicit drugs should be partially legalized. After reading their conclusions what do… Read more »

September 30, 2012

In my introductory post, we compared drugs to an explosion that went of decades ago in India. This explosion takes its toll on India everyday, and three drugs seem to contribute more than any other. Coming in as India's third most popular drug, tobacco. We found that this dangerous substance affects not only our health,… Read more »

September 23, 2012

[…this is a continuation of our blog series: “Most Popular Drugs in India.” Read our first post discussing Tobacco use in India] The United Nations recently declared India as southern Asia's biggest consumer of heroin, in a comprehensive drug report. Often thought of as an ideal transit point for countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan or Nepal,… Read more »

September 15, 2012

In my quest to discover the most popular drug in India, I stumbled across many many illicit and legal drugs, and variations of those drugs. But as I searched, it became clear that three drugs outdid the rest. Tobacco was amongst the leaders–and according to my research, comes in third place. Choices Are Reality Have… Read more »

September 1, 2012

Decades ago, a bomb went off in India. The explosion of this deadly bomb has spread and seeped into nearly every people group and state of our land since. A bomb of illegal drugs. The explosion hit the ground quietly, and many of us didn’t realize its dangers–its devastating effects–and the toll it would take… Read more »

August 21, 2012

It’s easy to underestimate how much you drink. Even casual drinkers may be drinking too much. Check out the following infographic to see how much is too much. You may be surprised. This infographic was created and originally posted by Duffy’s Rehab, Napa Valley, California, USA. Read the original article on their blog to learn… Read more »

July 6, 2012

Think about a time when you did something that you didn't want anyone else to know about. We've all been there. And we all have tactics to avoid revealing what we've done. Especially in the early stages of an addiction, drug and alcohol addicts discover themselves consistently hiding the truth. Many addicts develop strategies and… Read more »

June 25, 2012

[easyrotator]erc_32_1338404701[/easyrotator] The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous have helped millions of people worldwide recover from their addictions. We have many deaddiction centres in our directory that use the 12 step treatment method. We hope you enjoyed the image gallery above. Which step is the most meaningful for you?