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Excessive intake of alcohol and other addictive substances like sleeping pills, Cannabis (Kanja), Nicotine (Smoking), Fortwin (Fentozocine), Volatile (Smelling) substances like thinner, petrol etc can be a problem for many. When the attempt to give up the habit by their own 'will power' fails repeatedly, then the patient thinks of seeking treatment.

De-addiction treatment for alcoholism is one of the frequently sought help at Vazhikatti. The unique aspect of De-addiction treatment at Vazhikatti are :

  • Multidisciplinary care provided by Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Counselling Psychologists, Social worker, Occupational Therapist and Mental Health Nurses.
  • The wife has to stay with the patient and counselling will be done for the wife as well. If it is not possible for wife, other relatives have to stay.
  • Family counselling - for parents / children and spouse also.
  • Educational sessions on alcoholism
  • Small Group Therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Individual counselling / Psychotherapy
  • 10 to 14 days stay in the hospital - short term, intensive therapy.
  • Long-term follow-up support for 2 years.
  • Treatment of associated physical illness and physical complication of alcoholism
  • Treatment of underlying or coexisting other psychological issues.

De addiction treatment for other addictive substances are also given at Vazhikatti. The essential requirement for effective care, when patient is motivated and confident of quitting, the treatment is more successful. Not infrequently, even unwilling and uncooperative patients, during the stay in the hospital, get motivated and make progress.

For appointment, call (0422) 4397671 / 672, 98422 53053

For enquiry, call : 89408 00500, 89409 00500