What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness in which an individual loses touch with reality and don’t know which thoughts and experiences are true and real and which is not. It affects person’s way of thinking, feeling and behaviour. Someone with schizophrenia can find it difficult to distinguish real & imaginary. This illness is not as common as other mental health conditions. People develop this illness in their late adolescence and early adulthood. According to NIMH the prevalence rate for schizophrenia is approximately 1.1% of the population over the age of 18.

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How We Treat Drug Addicted Patient?

WHAT CAN FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF AN ADDICT DO TO HELP THEM?

Get to know the
addiction

Drug and alcohol abuse has alarming effects on the nervous system. Drug addiction should be viewed as a chronic disease and not a choice.

Set your
boundaries

Family members must abstain from helpingthe addict financially. It is important to understand that such action would rather escalate the addiction

Do not
enable

Any behaviour that supports the addiction is called ‘enabling’. It can be financial help, hiding the addiction from authorities or making excuses.

Consider professional
help at earliest

Counselling the people with drug addicted loved ones is also of utmost importance.

Confront the
addict

Although difficult, but it can prove to an important step towards recovery. Voice your concern in a way that shows concern and not blames.

We Differentiate. We Care.

Individualized assessment

Psycho-education

Mindfulness

Integrated therapy

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