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An Idyll Drug Rehab: T...

The Drug Rehabs often resonate frightening or terrifying echo when they are pondered over in brain. With derogatory attitude towards drug addicts, many atrocities are meted out on them and they are ma ...
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Dual Diagnosis...

Dual diagnosis Hermitage Integrated Structured program is one of the first programs in India which has integrated treatment for DUAL DIAGNOSED addicts. This means that we have clinicians who work simu ...
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ROCK BOTTOM...

ROCK BOTTOM    TO give a one line definition to this dynamic phenomenon is impossible. Let me share with you my own  account to explain this  almost 'a divine paradox.' Personally ...
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REVOLUTIONARY REHAB ST...

  EVOLUTIONARY REHAB STRUCTURED PROGRAM   Addiction is a disease of Relapses. Relapse in an Addict's life happens mainly due to two reasons. They are :    1. Mentally ,he become ...
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The BBC team was amaze...

  The BBC team was amazed at the innovative techniques and therapies used by Dr. JPS Bhatia in his Alcohol and Drug Rehab facility The Hermitage.    They were particularly astonis ...
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Rewire your brain...

How long will it take ??   Finally there is an answer to this question in the world of an ALCOHOLIC  AND HIS FAMILY.  What we know about the brain is changing at a breathtaking pace. We ...
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Addiction, in my life ...

    Addiction, in my life brought an illusion of satisfaction, accomplishment, achievement and HAPPINESS artificially. When I analyse it today , In that state I forgot or rather it made me & ...
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DEPRESSION DESTROYS TH...

DEPRESSION DESTROYS THE ABILITY TO FEEL PLEASURE Every 30 second one person dies due to DEPRESSION. It is one of the most misunderstood illness /disease in the world. About 36% of the world population ...
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Women during their tre...

Many women don't speak about the drug abuse or alcoholism. It has become a social stigma in our Indian society which brings fear in them to share about their problems with others. Women go through man ...
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ALCOHOLISM : Family an...

The LITTLE HANGOVER PHASE ....after the HONEYMOON....in ALCOHOLISM... The MAN is still going for work..the little stresses and workload are also there. But the MAN feels the same to be little more ex ...
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ALCOHOL REHAB ( Part 2...

Alcohol rehab was a weird place. At least, it was totally different from what I had in mind. Let me elaborate the things I was surprised about : 1. The residents were happy. They were enjoying. 2. I ...
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ALCOHOL REHAB...

ALCOHOL REHAB I used to think ...... My bad KARMA brought me to the alcohol rehab. I cursed myself because an Alcohol rehab  would mean that I am now an official JUNKY . I officially became "a pe ...
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ALCOHOLISM : Family an...

The HONEYMOON PHASE of ALCOHOLISM...or let us say DRINKING ...and the family scene. The MAN goes to work, few workloads and stresses here and there. But no worries, had recently discovered this HIGH ...
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From Thorns to Roses...

JOURNEY OF AN ADDICTS WIFE BEING TOLD TO RAJ DEEP SARDESAI: I was a simple woman who used to run a boutique. But this disease of addiction came into my home and got hold of my husband. My husband was ...
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Understanding Bipolar ...

She came all wrapped up in anger, abusing and hitting people. She ran away from her hometown Pathankot and was found in Amritsar. She till date does not remember how she came, and who all were there w ...
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I bring you HOPE ........

   In the " war against drugs " seminar , Dr Jps Bhatia today showcased winners of this battle. People of Punjab have almost resigned , succumbed to the tyrrany of drugs. This team of recove ...
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The Hermitage (a drug ...

Being topper throughout my student life, I aspired to be a competent Clinical Psychologist too. This dream led my path to Dr.J.P.S. Bhatia, a renowned Neuro psychiatrist in Amritsar. He consented to t ...
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Exam stress is faced ...

Exam  stress is faced by most of the  students. Irrespective of their age. When exam are approaching the heartbeat of our patients because of stress reach to a level that cannot be imagined. ...
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Whose fault is it , an...

  Pornography is as old as the oldest occupation ( prostitution )  in the world. It is a common phenomenon in all ages. Mostly it is the men who fall into this ADDICTION. We often come acro ...
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Deaf And Dumb Alcoholi...

Miracles do happen and they happen at the most unexpected time. Some take the natural sensations gifted by God for granted while others crave for the time when they can converse and talk or hear peopl ...
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5 Point Solution To Pu...

In a well calibrated and precise answer to Rajdeep Sardesai , Dr Bhatia explained how there can be total eradication of the disease of addiction.  He called it THE INTEGRATED TREATMENT PROGRAM. & ...
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Rajdeep sardesai...

The world needs to understand a few things. This can make a difference in the life of s lot of people. I, Dr. Bhatia am thankful to Rajdeep sardesai to have given a space for exactly this.  ...
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General perception of ...

A place for bad people, goons, downtrodden illiterate class, for criminals who will be put into torture chambers and a stern vigil to make them leave their "habit " of Addiction (mind you a "HABIT") ...
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Her Newborn Child Brin...

Do you believe in God, Miracles, Life transforming events, Humanity, Love, Pure happiness, Giving without expectations, Life is a single breath ? All these questions are answered in an affirmative by ...
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Background of HUMAN R...

Background of HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Ironically, we usually follow traditionally and established customs without giving it a second thought. Today, on WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, which epitomizes liberty and f ...
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Alcohol Addiction Trea...

Alcohol Addiction Treatment: This is an eternal dilemma faced by an alcoholic, his family and the society. The answer to this question is the KEY which unfolds the whole mystery behind the disea ...
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Where The Bucks Stop |...

WHERE THE BUCKS STOP | Effects of Demonetize on Rs. 500 & 1000 note Demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi came as a surprise come shock for the whole nat ...
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Rehabs For Alcoholism ...

Rehabs For Alcoholism Treatment in Punjab The Hermitage is a licensed and most reckoned Rehab for Alcoholism and Drug addiction in northern India. The Rehab for Alcoholism and Drugs is situated in th ...
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facebook addiction dis...

Do Facebook Friends Decrease Your Happiness? It is a beautiful quote by Steve Jobs, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Social networking the ...
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THE MYTH OF SELF CONTR...

THE MYTH OF SELF CONTROL Psychologists say using will power to achieve goals is overhyped. Usually when temptation overcomes will power, it’s an ethical failing, valuable of punishment. Human b ...
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How important are warn...

  How important are warning signs of schizophrenia? A seminar was conducted on “The importance of warning signs of schizophrenia” at Bhatia Neuropsychiatric hospital, Amritsar held ...
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THE MYSTERY BEHIND ADD...

  THE MYSTERY BEHIND ADDICTION Addiction is the most misunderstood concept and is very difficult to comprehend. It is a very broad concept which cannot be defined in one line or statement. Addic ...
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Helpline Launched For ...

Helpline Launched For Psychological Distress Stressing on the importance of mental health and creating awareness about the preventive measures, noted neuro-psychologist Dr.JPS Bhatia announced a toll ...
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Say Yes To Life, No To...

Say Yes to Life, No to Depression Depression is a feeling of severe despondency and dejection. It’s a period marked by sadness and lack of motivation. Depression is prevalent in India, with ...
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ROLE OF CRITICS IN OUR...

ROLE OF CRITICS IN OUR SOCIETY We are well aware of the role of critics in Bollywood movies, Reality shows, etc. but we are totally ignorant towards the critic in us and in the society whom we are al ...
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ILL EFFECTS OF ADDICTI...

Dr Bhatia was requested to speak on the ILL EFFECTS OF ADDICTION at the Hotel TAJ VIVANTA, Amritsar. He started by welcoming The Taj to the " Holy city " . In this semin ...
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Impulse Control Disord...

  Impulse Control Disorder/ Behavior Problems Treatment in Punjab and India: This affects family, relationships, finances, jobs/workplace & emotional health of the addict. To know why and ho ...
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HERMITAGE brought me back from the DEAD...

It is difficult to explain how I feel about THE HERMITAGE. It is a place which has given me a SECOND LIFE...

Mr. Nitin
Mr. Nitin

A place for HOPE N HELP...

Dr Bhatia and team cleared my doubts that drinking alcohol is not a defect of character or a habit...The patient is drinking not because he is immoral or it is lack of will power. He drinks because he has a disease .He explained this scientifically .Dr.Bhatia is a humble and generous doctor who calmly listens to your woes, doubts ; past experiences and guides .He simply provides a ray of light in the darkness to the patient and in family membes lives...thankyou Dr.Bhatia.

Nidhi Arora
Nidhi Arora

Addiction does not allow anybody to escape

A person addicted to drugs finds himself quite isolated and alone. His family and friends alienate him. As he struggles with his addiction his relations are destroyed. The excitement which lures one into drugs slowly becomes a constant circle of carelessness, criminal activity, and numbness

Gurpartap
Gurpartap

Hermitage graduate grows stronger in Sikhism faith

Alcoholism is a condition where a person has a physical dependence on alcohol, craves it and has withdrawal symptoms if he or she tries to quit. Punjab has a drug problem like other states of India. Drug traffickers make their way into the area and make the state a hub of their operations.

Dr. Kawaljeet
Dr. Kawaljeet

It took only one drag of smack for jasbeer

It took only one drag of smack for Jasbeer to realize that he had found a new way to feel comfortable in his life. He was no longer in any doubt, fear or worry. He became unconcerned about the trouble he was experiencing at work with his father and his wife at home.

Jasbeer
Jasbeer