• Vachanajyothi
  • Pilathara P.O, Kannur Dt., Kerala, India. Pin:670501
  • Call us +919496162164 | +917276266345 | +919496538922 Email: [email protected]

VACHANA JYOTHI, PILATHARA

De-addiction Centre

Our Services

What We Offer

Alcoholism and drug addiction are treatable diseases.They are chronic and progressive diseases which create physical, social, emotional, financial ,and family problems. Here at vachanan Jyothi we believe that every addict if given timely treatment, counseling and support can quit any addiction for sure.
Objective of the Treatment -Total and lifelong abstinence from alcohol.
Treatment is a residential programme of 21 days. Why 21 days? To acquire a habit you require 7 days. To quit that habit you need thrice that time.. During the 21 days programme the patient undergo, a multi disciplinary treatment programme under the supervision of a doctor, nurse, councellors, spiritual directors and social workers. Once a patient is admitted the withdrawal symptoms and health problems are medically taken care of.Once he is physically fit he will go through the therapy programme. Which include:-
  • Motivational and inspirational thoughts
  • Educative interactive lecture sessions
  • Group sharing and group activities
  • Individual and family counseling and guidance
  • Relapse prevention programme
  • Exposure to AA
  • Free follow up after the discharge
  • Sober meets every month
Admission For Treatment
You may be a person suffering from alcoholism or a family member of an alcoholic person looking for treatment. Then you should know that addiction is a treatable disease. If not given timely treatment and intervention, it is a progressive disease which will cause problems in all areas of life. Here at vachana jyothi it is our genuine experience that any addict when given timely treatment and guidance can quit addiction.Ours is a 30 bedded centre with committed personels.
How Can I get admitted?
  • For informations you may come in person. Or you may contact us at the given address, phone or email.
  • It is mandatory that a family member accompanies the patient at the time of admission and stays with the patient for a day or two,unless informed otherwise form the centre.
  • Patient is not permitted to go out during treatment unless for an urgent need accompanied by family members, with prior permission from the centre.
  • Patient is not permitted to smoke or use tobacco or any addictive substances while in treatment.
  • Pay half of the fees at the time of admission
  • Treatment charges may vary from time to time hence contact the office to know the exact treatment coast.
What to bring along?
  • Personal clothing,toilet articles and bed sheets.
  • For safety reasons valuables are not permitted.
Training
Vachana Jyothi offers training programs that cater to the needs of various groups. The training includes: -
  • Sensitization programmes to present basic information about addiction and intervention.
  • Training on addiction treatment issues.
  • Placement programme wherein participants can observe and learn about various addiction treatment components in detail.
  • Target group : Students of nursing, social work, psychology, clergymen and field staff of community based organizations
  • Topics covered (chosen as per need) : Information about alcohol and drug use, disease concept of addiction / substance dependence, early identification and intervention, impact on family and children, prevention strategies and components of addiction treatment programmes
Placement programmes
Individuals aspiring to work in the field of addiction treatment and those who are already working in the field, can request for placement at VACHANA JYOTHI . They will observe the programme and work under the supervision of the physician or counsellor to understand the theoretical as well as other aspects of managing an addiction treatment centre. Placement programmes of two weeks and one-month duration are offered. Trainees will however not be permitted to handle counseling or group sessions independently.
Counselling
The objective of counselling: - counselling is given to the patients as well as family members. To provide information about addiction and its impact on self and the family
  • To help provide a safe environment to express their feelings and resolve their problems
  • To recognize their dysfunctional traits and change
  • To understand recovery as a process and extend the right support to the recovering person
  • Improve level of self-care
  • Fulfil one’s own responsibilities
  • Establish meaningful relationships with family and others
  • Develop spiritual strength
  • Feel valued and worthwhile irrespective of the patient’s recovery
  • Work on their own recovery
  • Provide appropriate kind of support to the patient
Support after treatment
Recovery from addiction is not just the cessation of alcohol / drug use. It also demands adjustment to a new way of life. This new way of life brings new stresses and hence the patient requires new coping skills. Therefore, during the initial stages of recovery, he needs guidance and support. To ensure this, follow-up services are provided totally free at vachana Jyothi for a period of two years.
Addiction is a chronic disease and therefore relapses may occur with the patient using alcohol or drugs again. These patients who have had a relapse often need short term help to stabilise their recovery.
Those who have relapsed with one or two days of drinking are provided out-patient detoxification or immediate admission for detoxification. This is for a period of three days with one counselling session to re-establish abstinence.
Sober meets
Sober meets are conducted every three months for our recovering addicts to provide life skill and peer support. It helps them to improve their family relationship and social networks. The concept of resilience recovery and behavioural changes are taught during such meetings. sobriety birthdays are also celebrated on such occasions.
Exposure to AA/ Al Anon
AA:-
During the treatment days patients are taught the 12 steps AA methods to enable them to remain sober and help them to achieve lifelong sobriety. We have the regular AA / Al- Anon meetings on Sundays. The recovering addicts will come and share their experiences, strengths and hopes with each other that they may solve their common problems and recover from alcoholism.
Al-Anon:-
Fellowships of relatives, wives, friends and family members of an alcoholic. Al Anon offers help and hope to all people who are affected by the alcoholism of their loved one. Since alcoholism is a family illness the sharing in the group helps the family members to cope with problem of co-dependency.