Suicides are not just personal tragedies, but also a misfortune that affects the families, communities and the nation. Being the second leading cause of preventable death in the age group 15 to 29 years globally, suicide accounts for nearly 800,000 deaths every year. Read more
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Substance abuse and mental disorders are interdependent to such an extent that one leads to the other. The involvement of substances while grappling the challenges of a mental disorder is often seen as a common affair. Likewise, people afflicted with bipolar disorder are frequently struggling with substance abuse and dependence. Read more
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It is quite normal for teenagers suffering from a mental illness like depression, anxiety disorder or bipolar disorder to resort to substances to alleviate pain and seek comfort. Generally, whenever a youngster encounters depressive symptoms, poor concentration, intimidation, isolation, he or she may turn to alcohol or drugs to deal with the miseries. Self-medication becomes their only solace, amidst prejudices and stigma attached to psychiatric disorders. Read more
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If you or a loved one has an issue with addiction, your problem may extend further than substance abuse. Please call us for help on this matter and we will give you guidance on how to treat this problem.