KALIKAPUR IVANSHIKHA FOUNDATION was founded in the year 2017 with the aim of eradicating the menace of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism and minimizing the risk of HIV and AIDS among the substance using population and the addiction induced mentally challenged. The Genesis Foundation has been taking a holistic approach in dealing with Substance Abuse, bringing awareness in the society, treatment of the addicts and alcoholics, re-integration of these individuals into their families, society and work place.
Our team consisting of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, General Physicians, Counselors and Therapists, Psychiatric Social Workers, Social Workers. Special Educators and Nurses for the De-addiction, Rehabilitation, Education and Re-Integration into society for Drugs Abusers (Men, Women, and Children), People suffering with Mild Psychological Problems and Children at Risk. Effective Prevention Programmes involving families, schools, colleges, communities, and the media and drug awareness campaigns and workshops are also a part of our activities.
The treatment program includes Motivational Interviewing, Motivational Incentives, Intensive Individual and Family Counseling, Therapies like Psychotherapy, Free Association, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Group Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Progressive Relaxation Therapy and Yoga, the 12/12 Recovery Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and their combination which has benefitted millions throughout the world since 1935, Input Classes, Group Activities, Prayer and Meditation, Indoor and Outdoor games, Family Therapy and Aftercare, i.e. assisting client in maintenance of sobriety after discharge. It is mandatory for the discharged client to report to his counselor at the Centre twice a week which is gradually reduced after the first three months in recovery. The counselors try to find suitable jobs for those who are unemployed. It is also insisted that the discharged client should attend self- help groups (AA or NA) meetings. Since addiction can affect so many aspects of a person’s life. Our treatment program addresses the whole needs of the person.