Our MSK vision is to develop an environment for our beneficiaries in which they can make healthy choices and lead a life of dignity and respect with Education, Economy, Social and Psychological Health.
Our mission is to provide quality and cost effective services to people negatively affected by issues related to social and health. This is achieved by a holistic mind set knowledge analysis therapeutic approach (Mind Lab-For Discovering unknown skill & ill) to the people.so that the clients will achieve a degree of wellbeing and wellness.
The term "addiction" describes a compulsive act which causes harm to the person and those around them and over which the person no longer has control.
Addiction is both psychological and behavioral. Addictions are characterized by craving, compulsion, an inability to stop using the drug and lifestyle dysfunction due to drug use.
Behavioral addictions are those not involving a substance. This type of addiction can be an impulse control disorder as defined in the DSM-IV-TR
It has been suggested one of the types of addictions is behavioral addiction. The following is a list of behaviors that have been noted to be addictive.
The DSM-IV-TR lists disorders where impulses cannot be resisted, which could be considered a type of addiction. The following is a list of the recognized impulse control disorders.
Love addiction is a proposed model of pathological passion-related behavior involving the feeling of being in love.The symptoms of love addiction are largely focused around unhealthy dependency within relationships. These include, self-neglect and distorted thoughts, feelings and behaviour around love and fantasies and relationships. This means most love addicts fall in love very quickly but have a hard time coping with a long term relationship. Once the initial attraction fades and the honeymoon period is over, love addicts quickly lose interest and begin neglecting their relationship.
Psychosocial Therapy : It’s an ongoing process during the process, it helps to identify ones strengths and weakness and address it with the guidance of a mind consultant.Cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, and other therapy approaches can help people recovering from opioid addiction stay clean.
An integrated approach is followed by the MSK Life Clinic Foundation to address these problems and rehabilitate the individuals by bringing wellness and wellbeing in his life. This been done by building the capacity to perform different roles and responsibilities in the society as well as to lead a full-fledged and meaningful life.
Pre-admission Counselling : This will help the addict to identify his problems, accept it and the need to undergo the treatment. This also prepares the addict mentally for the transition period.
Management of withdrawal symptoms : During first few days of detoxification, the patient may undergo the withdrawal period. The severity of withdrawal symptoms depends on person to person, types of drugs used and period of abused.
This involves providing information/knowledge, building awareness and changing attitude and behavior for healthy & safer choices in life.
It essentially teaches empathize and expressing ones feelings and emotions appropriately. This shall equip the person with better interpersonal relationship and communication skills and thereby will have better adjustments with community and society.
In most of the cases the immediate family members will also be in distress due to the tremendous social, economic and psychological pressure. The family counseling sessions enables the family members to better understand the situation, cope up with that and act appropriately.
Follow up by Telephone Calls/ House/workplace visits (at local): As a part of the after care services, the d patients are encouraged to keep in touch in person or with help of communication tools. In case of need, the counselors visit the homes/workplaces.
Outreach Awareness Camps
MSK Life Clinic Foundation identify drug addiction as a social problem and best method to combat it to prevent it. Camps are frequently organized in drug prone areas and information regarding various aspects of drug abuse is provided.