Devi De-addiction & Rehabilitation Centre is an institution started by Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission with an objective of helping the families of persons addicted to alcohol and substances of abuse. The centre provides holistic care and relief to addicts and their families through a scientific, systematic and structured treatment programme. The centre also provides other support services for individuals and families like Psychosocial support, care of chronically ill patients, psychiatric out-patient services and therapy for psychological illness. It is centrally located in Palakkad town and has good facilities for accommodation, treatment and follow-up of dependent patients.
Alcohoilism and substance abuse is a disease which leads to chronic degenerative disease of multiple organ systems in turn leading to chronic disability and death. It also leads to severe consequences in the individual’s family, employment and social standing.
This is a structured programme which lasts for at least a month