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July 8, 2017

Take this 20 question test to help you decide whether or not you are an alcoholic. Answer YES or NO to the following questions. . Answer them as honestly as you can. (If the answers are ‘No’ to all the questions, re-answer them with the help of your spouse or the closest member of your family).

01. Do you lose time from work due to drinking? Yes No
02. Is drinking making your home life unhappy? Yes No
03. Do you drink because you are shy with other people? Yes No
04. Is drinking affecting your reputation? Yes No
05. Have you ever felt remorse after drinking? Yes No
06. Have you ever got into financial difficulties as a result of drinking? Yes No
07. Do you turn to lower companions and an inferior environment when drinking? Yes No
08. Does drink make you careless of your family’s welfare? Yes No
09. Has your ambition decreased since drinking? Yes No
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1 June 21, 2017

Guru kripa nasha mukti kendra recognizes the fact that addiction is a family disease. The families suffer as much, if not more, than the alcoholic/addict; therefore Guru kripa nasha mukti kendra lays special emphasis on the families, which are often neglected. The Hope Family Support Program; For the families, there are regular classes on Sundays apart from therapy sessions with counsellors and communication exercises with the clients for healthy relationships on a long-term basis. Alcoholism – Family’s Road to Recovery Alcoholism is now recognized as a ‘disease’ by leading medical authorities such as WHO (World Health Organization) and modern treatment facilities. Like any disease, alcoholism is characterized by definite symptoms. One of the symptoms is that it does not affect the alcoholic alone – it is a family disease and those close to the alcoholic are as deeply affected by it, if not more. ‘It is a family disease and those close to the alcoholic are as deeply affected by it, if not more’. Members of any family operate in a system, wherein they are interdependent and work together for survival and enjoyment. When there is stress, the whole family readjusts and realigns itself to achieve balance and stability. The family of an alcoholic is a set of hurt and confused people. Though they do not drink, they are nevertheless victimized by alcohol. A lot of research and study h

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June 13, 2014

Guru kripa nasha mukti kendra offers a variety of facilities for addicts/alcoholics in various stages of drug/alcohol dependency. 1. Counseling centers a. A person with addiction problem is referred to this centre by friends, family, relatives, doctors etc. Some approach directly, on their own. b. The specific problem is identified. c. Then follows the counseling and preparation for treatment as well as the assessing of motivation. d. Simultaneously there are counseling sessions conducted for the family of the patient. e. Finally, counseling and therapy sessions for follow-up are charted out for extended care services. 2. Day Care Centre Here, in a structured drug free atmosphere, patients are provided the required treatment and their families are provided with counseling. 3. Aftercare Centre: For chronic and long term drug addicts suffering from * Personality damage * Behavioural problems * Lack of adequate family support

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June 13, 2014

Guru kripa nasha mukti kendra approach is holistic – addressing the physical, mental, emotional, interpersonal and spiritual areas for recovery. At Guru kripa nasha mukti kendra, clients are gradually taught to lead a disciplined and healthy lifestyle through an intensive schedule including yoga, meditation, therapy classes, daily moral inventory, management of feelings, intensive group and individual counselling, 12-step work, regular attendance at AA / NA meetings and recreation. All this is backed by expert medical and psychiatric services and regular updates to family. The Recovery Program is a structured process with clearly defined protocols to address individual issues through various stages of recovery and is based on proven methodologies of addiction counselling and rehabilitation. The staff reviews each case on a daily basis and evolves individual strategies. DAILY SCHEDULE 6.40 am : Prayer, Tea 7.00 – 8.00 am : Yoga / Meditation 8.00 – 8.45 am : Shave / Bath 9.00 – 9.30 am : Breakfast 9.30 – 9.50 am : (J F T) 10.00 – 11.15 am : Input Session 11.30 – 12.45 pm : Step Work / Reflection 1.00 – 1.45 pm : Lunch 2.00 – 4.00 pm : Rest 4.00 – 5.30 pm : Tea, Free Time 5.30 – 6.30 pm : N A/AA Meeting 6.30 – 8.00 pm : Fine Time (Audio / Video Session) 8.00 – 9.00 pm : Dinner 9.00 – 10.00 pm : Night Session/TV Time 10.30 pm : Lights Out Saturday: H

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