Parents using drugs/alcohol Parents don’t have time for children High levels of family stress, including financial strain Family Environment
Aggressiveness / shyness Decreased social inhibition Emotional problems Inability to express feelings appropriately Hypersensitivity Vulnerability of (You)th
School failure and dropout Delinquency Gateway /other drug use Early risky sex – STI/HIV Teen pregnancy Employment issues Mental health problems (YOU)TH Problems (Risk factors)
Lack of bonding to society (family, school and community) Rebelliousness and nonconformity Cultural alienation Inability to form positive close relationships Vulnerability to negative peer pressure
Tell tale signs Sudden unexplained Mood Swings Isolation Change in friends Discovering paraphernalia Watery / droopy eyes, runny nose etc. Loss of articles or money Unexplained expenditure Weight / appetite loss Irregular sleeping patterns Too much time spent alone
The Sahyog Model The Sahyog model is holistic in nature with intervention focused on the client and family. We accept the “Disease of Addiction” as a primary disease. At Sahyog Clinic we treat the disease through a residential programme. The twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and other life skill training helps clients recognize and resolve personal barriers.