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Chinese Medicine for Addiction

........NADA ............NADA, the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, which was founded in the 1980s at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, has popularized the use of acupuncture for addictions in the United States and almost every European country, as well as Russia, the Middle East, Australia, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and South and Southeast Asia. Over 2,000 recovery programs in the United States and 40 other countries now use NADA protocol acupuncture because it has proved to increase their success. Globally, more than 25,000 health workers have completed the NADA training, which can be learned by health care professionals without extensive additional training in acupuncture diagnosis and treatment. NADA protocol for addictions treats clients sitting up in groups, with ear acupuncture, and focuses on mobilizing the existing internal resources of the client. While the patterns of deficiency, excess, and imbalance may vary, with NADA protocol every client recei…

Acudetox counseling at Airport Authority of India by Caring Foundation team

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In 2003-4 ,Caring Foundation team  conducted acudetox counseling sessions for employees of Airport Authority of India at Sufderjung New Delhi as part of EAP( Employee Assistance Program). Stress management and alcohol prevention workshops were also organised for staff. 


ROLE OF ACUPUNCTURE IN FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Dr.  Arindam Sinha, medical practitioner and acupuncturist was speaking at an interactive session on "NADA Ear acupuncture for well being" jointly organized by Nada India Foundation and Arvindam Samagra in Delhi on February 1, 2014. 

The dedicated human endeavor in medical science all over the world has taken the public health scenario to the extent which was unimaginable even half a century ago. But during this time when the public health system was busy fighting these communicable diseases, we started losing countless lives to new demons .Road Traffic Accidents , Coronary Artery Diseases, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Cerebro-Vascular Diseases, and Obesity to name a few. India has been declared as world capital of Coronary Diseases and Diabetes, the two biggest killers of our time. But sadly the health system we have at present in the country still lacks the capacity to prevent these diseases Acupuncture is a mode of therapy which is ancient in its roots and well documente…