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The Shades of Addiction (Part1)

The following account has been squeezed from a lengthy interactive session  with Mr. Sachin Tyagi Ji, that I  was fortunate to be a part of. I am indebted to Mr. Sachin Tyagi Ji for his time, patience and most of all his memoirs. - Amit Rautela My name is Sachin Tyagi and I hail from Muzaffarnagar district…
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Types of Drugs

Drugs of Abuse and Modes of Intake 1. Narcotics Analgesic Opium - oral, inhalation Opium Derivatives - Morphine and Codeine Heroin (Brown Sugar, Smack) - Injection, chasing, smoking, snorting Buprenorphine - oral, injection Dextropropoxyphene (Spasmoproxyvon) - oral, injection Pentazocine (Fortwin) - injection   2 . Stimulants (Drugs that speed up the action of the body)…
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Treatment for Alcoholism

Detoxification and Withdrawal Treatment for alcoholism may begin with a program of detoxification, which generally takes two to seven days. You may need to take sedating medications to prevent shaking, confusion or hallucinations (delirium tremens), or other withdrawal symptoms. Detoxification is usually done at an inpatient treatment centre or a hospital. Learning Skills and Establishing…
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Five Myths About Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Myth #1: I can stop drinking anytime I want to. Maybe you can; more likely, you can’t. Either way, it’s just an excuse to keep drinking. The truth is, you don’t want to stop. Telling yourself you can quit makes you feel in control, despite all evidence to the contrary and no matter the damage…
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What Drives the Alcoholic Towards the Bottle

Alcoholism means compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcoholic beverages which is harmful to drinker’s health, personal relationships, and social standing. It is medically considered a disease, specifically an addictive illness. In psychiatry, several other terms are used, specifically “alcohol abuse” and “alcohol dependence” which have slightly different definitions. Here are some of the factors that…
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THE JAGRATI FOUNDATION DEHRADUN

He was your brown-eyed boy; she was your glam-diva. He was your knight in shining armor; she was your angel. You could rely on them. You went to them for advice. You looked up to them… What happened to them? Where have they gone? Although you live under the same roof, it seems that miles…
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THE JAGRATI FOUNDATION DEHRADUN

There is a widespread notion that being admitted to a rehabilitation facility for getting rid of addiction is some sort of stigma – like being arrested for a crime. Families of patients often tell us, “We haven’t told anybody about the treatment…” Believe us, people already know! They know that he/she is an addict. They…
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THE JAGRATI FOUNDATION DEHRADUN

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The Jagrati Foundation Dehradun

[row] [span12] [/span12] [span4] Contact info [address] House No. 156, "Ahluwalia House" Vill. and P.O. Sinola, Mussoorie Road, Dehra Dun - 248003 Uttarakhand. Mr. Preet Mohan Kohli +91 78956 70008 +91 78956 78741 e-mail: jagrati.fdn@gmail.com [/address] [/span4] [span8] Contact form [contact-form-7 id="208" title="Cherry contact form"] [/span8] [/row]  
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