November 30, 2019

ShafaHome, India’s most respected substance abuse treatment centre, regularly receives phone calls and emails regarding drugs, alcohol, and addiction treatment.

Several people, including clients and their families, come to us and ask why addiction is considered to be a...

November 29, 2019

It is important that family members or friends who suspect a loved one of using heroin be able to recognise the signs of an addiction.

10 signs to help you decide if someone is addicted to heroin.

From the dusty streets, to the posh neighbourhoods, heroin is being used.

I...

November 28, 2019

There is not only one way to stay clean and sober in alcohol or drug recovery, in fact there are various ways to do so. Each and every addict is different and there are different stages of recovery from an addiction.

This means that it is very useful to understand the d...

November 27, 2019

Seniors and elderly people today are abusing alcohol more than any other previous generation.

The number of alcoholics over the age of 65 only continues to rise. Sadly, at least half of these people go completely undiagnosed, and their problem continues.

Elderly Alcohol...

November 26, 2019

How many times in your life have you thought to yourself about slowing down or even stopping your alcohol consumption, because you feel like your addiction to alcohol is ruining your life and your families?

This is not an easy thing to think about or even say, but it is...

November 25, 2019

Today many drugs are being extremely abused, to the extent that not only are people developing addictions to them, but abuse is resulting in overdose, severe health problems, and even ending in death.

Drug abuse is becoming an increasingly common occurrence; it is likel...

November 23, 2019

The risk for developing an addiction is exceptionally high during the adolescent and young adult years, and worldwide families and communities are suffering because of addiction’s widespread impact.

In lieu of our soon to be opened youth addiction treatment centre, we f...

November 22, 2019

Some people believe that addiction relapse is inevitable – but that is absolutely not true. Being aware of these relapse triggers is your first step towards long-term addiction recovery.

One of most effective techniques for preventing relapse is to identify your persona...

November 21, 2019

The grief of getting clean

In the dictionary, the word bereavement is defined as, ‘a period of mourning after a loss, especially after the death of a loved one’.

Mourning the loss of a loved one is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the word bereavement...

November 20, 2019

Practicing self-expression and creativity can significantly increase your chances of success in addiction recovery.

Learn more about the most useful relapse prevention strategies in this article.

Learning how to manage your thoughts, feelings and emotions is an integral...

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Art for Addiction Recovery

October 22, 2019

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