Indian Addiction and Recovery Blog

March 10, 2012

When a loved one becomes a lost one, and you feel as if you've been replaced by a powdery substance, a pill, or a bottle—what do you do? …what can you do to help?? Before we get into the details of understanding an addict, think about how people develop the ability to help. How does… Read more »

March 3, 2012

Am I an alcoholic? Do I really have a problem? And if I do, do I need to seek help? Like any other addiction, before an alcoholic can recover, the disease must be identified and accepted by the addict himself. But how do you identify an alcohol addiction? Alcohol Addiction | Identification The CAGE questionnaire… Read more »

February 17, 2012

DELHI: Last Monday a comprehensive national policy to aid in the curbing of drug abuse was announced by finance minister, Pranab Mukherjee. The policy responds to the intensifying drug menace in India, and represents India's strong commitment of rising to the challenge presented by substance abuse in our country. [ref]http://news.outlookindia.com/items.aspx?artid=750463[/ref] India: A Magnet for Substance… Read more »

February 7, 2012

Baahir sinks his brown hand into the soil and pulls out a handful of black dirt. Water seeps into the hole he formed, and he drops two seeds that splash into the ground. Habitually, he brushes the soil back over the seeds, and begins forming the next hole. Baahir is a heroin addict, and he… Read more »

February 3, 2012

"It's as if we're sitting on a time bomb that can explode at any time." Dr. JPS Bhatia, a local doctor who has run a Punjab rehab clinic for the last 15 years, said this regarding the drug menace in Punjab. [ref] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11925617[/ref] And as the impact of the 2012 elections continue to develop, the… Read more »

January 28, 2012

You've walked around the casino for the last three hours feeding slot machines, playing roulette, feeling the thrill of winning and the agony of losing. But right now you feel lucky, a sort of feeling you couldn’t explain to someone, but makes perfect sense to you. A feeling where when going up against 1 and… Read more »

January 24, 2012

Have you ever been stunned by the power of illicit drugs? Have you watched a drug destroy a friend or family member? Maybe you or someone you love is addicted right now. Cocaine is often the culprit of these intense addictions, and frequently elicits short and long term effects that can tear the fabric of… Read more »

January 13, 2012

Learn how to practically approach your addiction to cigarettes. This article presents nine helpful tips about breaking your smoking addiction.

December 7, 2011

What is a De-Addiction Camp? Should I go to one? Can I start one? This article answers these questions by describing the basic concepts of a De-Addiction Camp.

November 29, 2011

The interesting status symbol surrounding cocaine is discussed in this article. Cocaine is more than just a drug, and its impact is becoming wide spread.