Hi There Friends, I would like to thank Mr. Rony George and Mrs. Sushupti Rony director and program co-ordinator at chaitanya mhcc. For wat i am today, I was an addict as well as a p.d. It is because of them that I stand here today on my own with my head held high. Going… Read more »
This story can be found on Faith Foundation Society’s website. To find out more about Faith, go to their website or check out their listing page. I was in my graduation when I started using alcohol for fun and curiosity. After some days my sense of fun would only be related to consuming alcohol. In… Read more »
This story is about Shri Yogendra Kumar, President of Sai Sahara Drug De-Addiction and Rehabilitation Centre. The story can be found on their website. To find out more about Sai Sahara, check out their website or go to their listing page. It wouldn't have been possible for me to come into the treatment without the… Read more »
It seems there is a new article written almost weekly about technology addiction among the younger generation. The article below was just written in the India Times about SMS addiction. What do you think? Is this an addiction? Have you come in contact with people who are addicted to texting or other technology? Maybe you… Read more »
I abstained from alcohol for a few days, but on the next new year party drank to my heart's content. At this instant, I felt that I cannot quit drinking and I had to die with it.
This is an eyeopening article originally from Times of India. Purba Dutt considers why “celebs in the West don’t mind facing their inner demons on the psychiatrist’s couch, but most Indians remain wary.” Actor Catherine Zeta Jones went for some rehab shopping last week, checked herself into a facility, and after about two weeks’ treatment… Read more »
I am a recovering drug addict. I started drinking heavily and abusing drugs when i was 16. I didn’t realize what was happening to me and soon I was in the grip of addiction. I couldn’t stop using drugs and everyday would find a reason to get high. Slowly, I was so addicted to it that I had to use every day to survive. But I couldn’t do anything when I was using, my brain was so clouded that I didn’t realise that I was making a mistake and most importantly I didn’t know that there was way to stop.
Living in a very religious family I always felt deprived and controlled. I was full of fear and became very angry when things didnt go my way. This behavior continued during my adolescent years. In school I felt very inferior to everybody. I felt that I am not good enough to fit in anywhere and it made me feel miserable. I remember watching English movies where people were smoking and drinking and everybody is scared of them and slowly I started fantasizing about being a person like that so people would not make fun of me.
The popularity of Social Media has never been higher and shows no sign of fading. According to an article written at the beginnning of this year, 60% of Indian internet users use social media. And that number is only growing, as recent numbers on Facebook users show. At the end of 2010, Indian Facebook users… Read more »