We found these websites & articles interesting. Check them out ….

1)      A wonderful short animation film of 5 mins describing the phenomenon of addiction


2)      We have uploaded our presentation on the impact of the alcohol epidemic and its possible solutions, in a medical college on you-tube. The link is : https://youtu.be/gLPJD3-AYIE

3)      WHO, Global status report on alcohol and health 2014; and other useful info compiled by WHO:  http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/en/

4)      A 6 min podcast titled  ‘Alice – reached breaking point’. The wife of an alcohol dependent person describes how she coped with it. http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/public/podcasts

5)      A 17 minutes video introducing the concept of motivational interviewing – how to help a person to increase his motivation for any behavioural change eg. to quit alcohol, to exercise regularly, etc. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3MCJZ7OGRk

6)      A detailed manual for those who would like to start practicing the skill of motivational interviewing:  http://www.motivationalinterviewing.org/sites/default/files/MATCH.pdf

7)      To read more on craving management techniques, you can check out:   http://www.drnespor.eu/BaKlaE2.pdf )

8)      Marlatt & Gordon have given a model of relapse prevention that is very useful in understanding why relapse takes place and how to prevent it. Its overview: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh23-2/151-160.pdf  )

9)      Manual on brief intervention for harmful alcohol use, by WHO: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2001/WHO_MSD_MSB_01.6b.pdf

10)  Psychosocial Interventions for helping people with substance use disorders. Content developed by Centre for Addiction Medicine, NIMHANS.    http://nimhans.ac.in/cam/CAM/Psychosocialintervention_2.pdf

11)  website of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, USA http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications

12)  Book: Substance use disorder; Manual for physicians. Published by AIIMS. http://www.aiims.edu/aiims/departments/spcenter/nddtc/Substance%20Use%20Disorder%20-%20Manual%20for%20Physicians.pdf

13)  Medical students of MGIMS, Sewagram formed a group called ‘White Coat Army’ and did an awareness campaign in the hospital premises during evening hours. A video of one of their awareness talks in Marathi:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D_3j6C6pzQ     (volume gets clear after the 1min mark)

14)  A radio interview on tobacco use in our society & associated problems in Marathi:

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/mgims/dr-d-shah-poisons-we-love-part-ii/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/mgims/dr-d-shah-poisons-we-love-part-iii/


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