It literally means getting rid of the toxins. Detoxification in alcohol/drug dependent persons is the process by which the body of the person is brought back to normal state of well-being from the state of alcohol/drug dependence... Hence detoxification is the beginning of treatment for alcohol/drug dependence which needs to be followed by other treatments to deal with underlying addiction. At KRIPA detoxification is carried out under the supervision of Psychiatrist, Physician, Nurse, Counsellors’ and Care Takers.
Group therapy brings about a sense of recovery as they do it in a group. They tend to build relationships which serve as systems of support for all clients.
Individual intensive sessions with the client is an important part of the recovery process. Here the client has intensive ‘one on one’ session with their designated counsellor.
Client is also given motivational therapy on a ‘one on one’ basis so as to see what motivates him to stay sober / clean and motivate and build on that to see progress.
This ideally focuses on relapse and what one can do so as to not relapse. They are equipped with information and skills which they can use once they leave the rehabilitation centre so as to not relapse.
It is important for them to take part in recreational activities as well so we have recreational indoor activities which are part of the daily schedule as well.
It is also important to work on the physical health of the client hence we have yoga, meditation and exercise as part of the routine which instils a sense of discipline and helps them to be physically fit as well. We have a multi-gym exclusive for the client.
Involvement of family actively is a fundamental ingredient in the management of mental disorders. Resolutions or at least understanding the area of conflict between the person with the illness and family. Have better and more understanding of the problem, treatment and the limitations of all the measures employed - Help and identify the area of communication creating conflict or problem and improve communication patterns within the family - Help enhance problem solving and coping strategies and skills.
Alcoholics Anonymous & Narcotics Anonymous are a worldwide fellowship of men and women who share with a desire to stop drinking alcohol and using drugs. At KRIPA 12 step programme of AA/NA is followed here and we connect them to these self-help groups and members, so that they can fall back for support when they are out of treatment facility.