De Addiction Treatment in Pune

Intensive Rehabilitation, de-addiction treatments and therapy sessions

What is Addiction ?

Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences. In cases of addiction, the patient loses the ability to control the intake of the substance or becomes dependent on it for regular functioning. It causes adverse effect on almost every aspect of your life- health, family, relationships, workplaces, finances.

If anyone is going through addiction issues, then there must join a rehab center in Pune. The older adults might not recognise the need for addiction treatment which makes an addiction intervention vital. After a successful intervention the person will be prepared to enter the treatment and there might be different types of programs made just for the older adults. These programs might offer medical detox residential treatment and outpatient treatment.

If you are dealing with any type of addiction don’t send twice before heading to vyasan mukti Kendra Pune. All our experts are well trained and will help you with different types of addiction.

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Farm, Zhagade Wasti, Near Loni Toll Naka, Solapur - Pune Highway, Manjri, Hadapsar, Pune, Maharashtra 412307

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Addiction Dependence

Dependence specifically refers to a physical condition in which the body has adapted to the presence of a drug. If that person stops taking that drug suddenly, that person will experience predictable and measurable withdrawal symptoms.The Nasha Mukti Kendra at Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre, Pune and Mumbai during your alcohol or substance de-addiction treatment helps you overcome your addiction dependence with the minimum of discomfort possible.

Tolerance : Tolerance is a person’s diminished response to a drug as a result of repeated use. Severely dependent addicts are often able to tolerate high levels of drug in quantity that would dangerously affect or kill some people.

Tolerance level can be increased perfectly when you head to nasha mukti Kendra Pune as here experts are well trained and have the expertise to help people with addiction issues.

Withdrawal symptoms : Withdrawal is the process of cutting out or cutting back on the addictive substances such as drugs or alcohol. An addict usually experiences physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms if they suddenly cut down or stop the substance they are addicted to. Withdrawal symptoms can be different for different people and can range from mild to severe depending upon the type of substance addicted to, the duration of addiction, the persons age, physical and psychological characteristics as well as the withdrawal process used. Whether you are dealing with heart tremors or sweating all your withdrawal symptoms should be treated perfectly at alcohol rehabilitation center in Pune. The most common withdrawal symptoms are:

  • Hand tremors, 6hrs
  • Sweating, 6 to 12 hrs
  • Hallucinations, seeing things & images that are unreal, 24-48 hrs
  • Anxiety, Insomnia, sleeplessness
  • Convulsions 72hrs
  • Relief drinking: to avoid withdrawal people drink
  • More time spent on Addiction use & its effects.
  • Persistent desire or unsuccessful attempts to cut down the Addiction.
  • Alternative enjoyment is lost.

We at our Vyasan Mukti Kendras take care that you experience minimum effect of the withdrawal symptoms while you are undergoing alcohol de-addiction treatment.

drugs prevent an adult to lead a healthy life so it is important for them to head to de addiction center in Pune. The individuals can’t get in touch with experts here who are well trained to deal with all types of addiction issues. Addiction leaves a huge impact on physical and mental health so it is vital to go to a rehab center in time.

Am I drinking too Much Alcohol?

Binge drinking or excessive drinking can quickly escalate in to alcoholism. The CAGE questionnaire is an international tool used by healthcare practitioners to determine if that person has an alcohol addiction or no. The following questions are asked:

  • Have you ever felt the Need to Cut Down on your Drinking?
  • Have people Annoyed you by Criticizing your Drinking?
  • Have you ever felt Guilty About your Drinking?
  • Have you ever felt you needed a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or to get rid of your hangover?

Even if one criterion is present you have to stop addiction use. Also, higher the score, the greater the indication that the patient might have problems controlling his alcohol consumption. The Nasha Mukti Kendra at Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre, Pune helps you answer the CAGE Criteria honestly and advice according to its results whether you need to undergo alcohol or drug de-addiction treatment Centre.

If you are looking for the best rehabilitation center in Pune then you need to look no further as we have got your back. We offer special treatments for senior citizens. Our professional treatment can help adults get rid of pain and distress that many older adults struggle with. Addiction in the elderly is often missed by family friends and even medical professionals because symptoms are often described as physical pains inability to sleep or even low energy.

Risks of Addiction use

Addiction is a disease and it affects all the aspects of life of the addict. The consequences of addiction can affect a person’s well-being, physical health, family and professional life.
Deaddiction of alcohol is very important if you want to lead a normal life. There are harmful effects of alcohol addiction and you can deal with it if you take proper treatment.

Compulsive cravings and prolonged substance abuse causes short-term and long-term negative health consequences throughout your body.

Short Term effects

  • Accidents, Injuries, Trivial falls may cause head injuries, fractures & sudden deaths.
  • Addiction Poisoning may lead to vomiting, seizures, falling unconscious & death.
  • Violent behaviour & being victim of violence.
  • Binge drinks: - heavy drink over short period of time is more likely to behave recklessly & are at greater risk of being in an accident

Long Term effects

  • Heart disease: Heavy drinking over a long period cause increased blood pressure, high cholesterol level which may cause heart attacks & stroke.
  • Long term Addiction misuse can weaken immune system, making u vulnerable to infections.
  • It can also weaken your bones placing u at greater risk of fracturing or breaking them.
  • Stroke & Paralysis.
  • Liver Dysfunction, Jaundice, Ascites & Liver failure.
  • Mouth, Liver & Bowel cancer.
  • Pancreatitis & Diabetes due to recurrent Pancreatitis.
  • Sexual problems like impotence, premature ejaculation, infertility.
  • "Children of addicts are the people who have been robbed of their childhood."
  • From the unborn child to the aged in the family, everyone is affected by addict person.
  • They Ignore children, whose development is disturbed. Children may face symptoms as low self-esteem, loneliness, guilt, hopelessness, fears of abandonment & depression.
  • They also can have high levels of stress & anxiety, Frequent nightmares, bedwetting, poor schooling, school drop-out also, may develop symptoms like lying, stealing, truancy, fighting.
  • Spouse have negative effects like feeling of hatred, self-pity, avoidance of social contacts, may suffer exhaustion & become physically & mentally ill.
  • There may be premature widowhood.
  • Domestic abuse & Frequent fights can result in Family break up & divorce.
  • Addiction can disrupt family life & its harmful effects can last a lifetime.
  • Psychosis, delusion of infidelity, suspecting spouse that she has an affair.
  • Depression, worrying thoughts, Fear of illnesses, anxiety
  • Addiction induced panic disorder.
  • Addiction induced Dementia & Wernicke’s encephalopathy
  • Besides money spent on Addiction, spending on Addiction related health problems.
  • Poor become poorer due to Addiction use.
  • Work impairment, loss of job, Absenteeism, unemployment.
  • Loss of judgement in financial dealings, loans & misadventure.
  • Loss of personal possessions like wallets, keys & Mobile phones
  • Addiction reduces the productivity. 40% of accidents at workplace are related to Addiction
  • There may be unemployment, & homelessness.
  • Sexual advances & inappropriate behaviour.
  • The persons who start drinking early during or before graduation lose education ultimately.
  • There may be loss of respect in the society.
Risk Limits

Addiction Misuse means drinking excessively. Following are the risk limits that you need to keep in mind
Lower risk limits: - 1 Unit of Addiction is 10 ml of Pure Addiction, which means half pint of beer or a peg of 30ml of whisky or similar drinks.
To keep your risk of Addiction harm low, we advise less than 14 units of Addiction a week i.e., 14 small pegs of 30 ml. If you want to drink 14 units, its best to spread evenly over the week over three or more day a week. You don’t have to worry about risk of addiction anymore if you visit drug rehabilitation centre in Pune as experts here have got your back.
If you want to reduce the amount of alcohol you drink, it’s good to have several Alcohol-free days each week.
Regular drinking means drinking almost every day each week The risk to your health is increased by drinking any amount of Addiction on a regular basis.

At jagruti rehabilitation center in Pune we incorporate a structured and supervised detox program to slowly win elderly patients of addictive substances instead of just simply forcing them to stop using all at once. The time it takes to be in a patient of a substance depends on a specific person besides the nature of the substance.

Short term effects of Addiction

If you have a normal tolerance for Addiction & not dependent following are the effects of Addiction on body
1-2 units : After drinking 1-2 units of Addiction, your heart rate speeds up & your blood vessels expand, giving you the warm, sociable & talkative feeling associated with moderate drinking.
4-6 units : After drinking for to 6 units of Addiction, it begins to affect the part of your brain & nervous system, associated with your judgement & decision-making causing u to be more reckless & uninhibited.The Addiction also impairs the cells in the nervous system, making you feel light headed & adversely affecting your reaction time & co ordination
8-9 units : After drinking 8-9 units of Addiction, your reaction time will be much slower, your speech will begin to slur & alter vision, that will lose focus. Your liver which filters Addiction out of your body will be unable to remove all of the Addiction overnight, so it’s likely, u will wake up with a hangover.
10-12 units : After drinking 10-12 units of Addiction, your co-ordination will be highly impaired, placing u at serious risk of having an accident. The high level of Addiction has a depressant effect on both mind & body, which makes u drowsy. This amount of Addiction will begin to reach toxic levels, your body attempts to quickly pass out the Addiction in your urine, this will cause dehydration in morning which may cause severe headache. The excess amount of Addiction in your system can also upset your digestion leading to symptoms of nausea vomiting, diarrhoea & indigestion
More than 12 Units : If you drink more than 12 units of Addiction, you are at considerable risk of developing Addiction poisoning, particularly if you are drinking may units over short period of time. It usually takes the liver about an hour to remove one unit of Addiction from the body. Addiction poisoning occurs when excessive amount of Addiction starts to interfere with body’s automatic functions such as breathing, heart rate, gag reflex which prevents u choking. Addiction poisoning can cause a person to fall into coma & could lead to their death


Kindling is a problem that can occur following a number of episodes of withdrawal of Addiction. The severity of a person’s withdrawal symptoms may get worse each time they stop drinking & cause symptoms such as tremors, agitation, & convulsions. Addiction has a supressing effect on brain & nervous system. Research has shown that when Addiction has removed from body it activates brain & nervous system, resulting in excessive excitability, this can lead to behavioural symptoms such as seizures. With each Addiction withdrawal episode, the brain & nervous system becomes more sensitized & the resulting side effects become more pronounced.

Our Treatment Services

The Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre started one of the few dementia rehabilitation and care centres in India along with their psychiatry and de-addiction centres. They are a one of its kind dementia rehabilitation centres in India and the first in Maharashtra at Pune. Our separate dementia rehabilitation and care centres in Pune and Mumbai provide high quality residential facilities without relatives and are focused on providing comprehensive, multimodal care solutions. These dementia rehabilitation centres have been widely appreciated and applauded all across.

The Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre with its advanced facilities and experienced team of expert doctors, other medical professionals and counsellors provide comprehensive, highly personalized and meticulously curated care, treatment and rehabilitation to psychiatric patients of Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Bipolar Affective Disorders and Depression etc at their rehab centres in Pune.

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Our rehabilitation centres in Pune and Mumbai accept all kinds of dementia patients like those with Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Lewy Bodies, Fronto-Temporal, Paralysis, Brain Haemorrhage etc. Discreetly and with great care our dementia rehabilitation centres endeavour to provide the highest possible quality and quantity of life to the people with dementia. To augment its facility and services in its dementia rehabilitation centre in Pune the Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre has recently added a new facility of 100 beds.

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The Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre understands that addiction is not a moral failing but a recognized and diagnosable disease that can be cured by a combination of specialized addiction treatments as well as structured psychological re-programming, intensive rehabilitation and recovery support. Our aim through our drug rehabilitation centres is to motivate and help addicts develop self-awareness and a strong will to quit their addiction through individual, group and family psychotherapies along with proven integrated clinical treatments.

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Keeping the gravity and dangerous all round consequences of any alcohol or drug addiction in mind to the addicted person and his family, the Vyasan Mukti Kendra of Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre, Pune through its alcohol de-addiction treatments always endeavours to alleviate their sufferings and liberate them from the clutches of the addiction as quickly as possible.

Vyasan Mukti Kendra/ De-addiction Center

We provide intensive rehabilitation & recovery support

Intensive rehabilitation

We provide intensive rehabilitation & recovery support

We provide Some people intensive rehabilitation & recovery support for a period after they stop drinking completely. We have 24/7 residential programme for these patients.This type of intensive treatment is usually reserved for people with medium or high levels of Addiction dependence, and particularly those who have received other forms of help previously that have not been successful.We have one of the best psycho-social-rehabilitation model for these patients. How Addiction misuse is treated depends on how much Addiction a person is drinking. We divide this in two parts


Treatment of withdrawal once patient is admitted for Addiction deaddiction. Our strategy is to stop Addiction use completely & immediately & deal with withdrawal. We have all hospital facilities in house so we don’t need to send the patient to hospital for treating withdrawal as most deaddiction centres do. We have 24 hrs doctors & nurses in case of any emergency.

Withdrawal symptoms start with tremors, palpitations, restlessness, disturbed sleep then hallucinations or seeing images, confusion, delirium & convulsions if not treated properly. During detox you will be given plenty of fluids, IV or orally & replacement medicines like chlordiazepoxide, Lorazepam etc.


  • A brief intervention lasts about 5 to 10 minutes. Advice to Keep a drinking diary, to record the units of Addiction you drink a week. Tips of social drinking such as alternating soft drinks with addict drinks when you are out with friends
  • Cutting Addiction completely will have greater health benefits
  • However, moderation is often more realistic goal, or at least a first step on the way to abstinence
  • If you have Liver Cirrhosis.
  • If you have medical problems like heart disease.
  • If you previously been unsuccessful with moderation.
  • If you severe work impairment.

Counselling : we believe on motivational theory rather than engaging them in busy counselling programmes. We try to counsel the effects of Addiction on the client’s life & health. Addiction is a disease & we have to treat it as a disease. It covers risk associated with client’s pattern of drinking, advice about reducing the amount you drink or complete abstinence.

Is based on the programme devised by AA. The difference is you work through the stages on a one to one basis with a counsellor, rather than in a group. The therapy may be your preferred treatment option if you feel uneasy or unwilling to discuss your problem in group setting

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

It is a talking therapy that uses a problem-solving approach to Addiction dependence. The therapy involves identifying unhelpful, unrealistic thoughts & belief that may be contributing towards your Addiction dependence, such as

  • I can’t relax without Addiction
  • My friends would find me boring if I was sober
  • Just drinking one pint can’t hurt

Once these thoughts & beliefs are identified you will be encouraged to change your behaviour on more realistic & helpful thoughts such as

  • Lots of people have a good time without Addiction & I can be one of them
  • My friends like me for my personality, not for my drinking
  • I know I can’t stop drinking once I start

CBT also helps you identify triggers & Prevent Relapse that can cause you to drink such as Stress, social anxiety, being in high risk environments such as pubs, clubs and restaurant.You will learn how to avoid certain triggers & cope effectively with those that are unavoidable

Addiction dependence doesn’t just impact on an individual, it can also affect a whole family. Family therapy provides family members with the opportunity to learn about the nature of Addiction dependence & how to Support the member of the family who is trying to abstain from Addiction. Living with someone who misuses Addiction can be very stressful, so receiving support can be very helpful.

Yoga & meditation, Lectures, sharing & meetings.

Many people who have Addiction dependency problems find it useful to attend self-help groups such as Addiction Anonymous(AA). One of the main belief behind AA is Addiction dependence is a long term, progressive illness & total abstinence is the only solution. It’s a 12-step programme designed to help you overcome your addiction.


The Anti craving agents

  • Acamprosate: - It is used to prevent relapse in recently abstinent patient. Acamprosate works by affecting GABA neurotransmitter which is responsible for craving
  • Naltrexone can be used to prevent a relapse or limit the amount of Addiction someone drinks. It works by blocking opioid receptors in the body, stopping the effects of Addiction
  • Baclofen
  • Topiramate

Antabuse treatment

Antabuse treatment : We also use Tb Disulfiram in willing patients who want to quit Addiction but unable to quit. Disulfiram can be used if you are trying to achieve abstinence but concerned with relapse, or if you have had relapses. Disulfiram works by deterring you from drinking by causing unpleasant physical reaction if you drink Addiction like Nausea, vomiting, Chest pain, dizziness sometimes low BP etc.

Supportive medications

We have to find out underlying psychological problem like bipolarity or personality & treat it accordingly which produces great effects on addict's life.

Usually treatment is advised with counselling for 6 months to 1 year after discharge from the centre.

Drinking Diary

If you are aiming to moderate your drinking it’s a good idea to keep a drinking diary On daily basis, make a note of all the addict drinks you’ve had.

  • What time you had them.
  • Where you were.
  • How many units you drank.

This will give you a good idea of how much Addiction you’re drinking, the situations in which you drink, & how you could start to cut down

Why Choose Jagruti Rehab?

The aim of our rehabilitation centres in Pune & Mumbai is to provide compassionate, world class Neuro-Psycho-Socio Rehabilitation Care, Treatments and Facilities.

Daily Assistance

Recovery Monitoring, assistance in daily activities and regular updates to family relatives about the progress.

Best Living conditions

Feels like a home for patients, we provide homely conditions which makes stay more comfortable and helps in fast recovery.

24/7 Professional Care

Doctors, nurses, attendants are available 24/7 so that each patient gets 360 degree of attention and the necessary treatment.

Experienced Psychiatrist

The Jagruti Rehabilitation Centre is headed by Pune’s renowned psychiatrist Dr.Amar Shinde and has been providing psychiatric, dementia and de-addiction treatments for over 16 years. He is ably assisted by an experienced, multi-disciplinary team of experts including psychiatrists, mbbs doctors, psychologists, certified addiction counsellors, nurses and other medical professionals.

Psychotherapy unit

We have a separate psychotherapy unit with expert psychologist to do psychological, cognitive and behavioural therapies and testing. We also run a 12 step de-addiction program at both our rehabilitation centres in Mumbai and Pune.

Social Activities

Extra activities plays vital role. We have daily yoga, meditation sessions, Dramas, Plays, Dance, Music and Other entertainment programs helps people in speedy recovery.