People addicted to various substances have managed to get sobriety with help of organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous, residential rehabilitation programs and outpatient clinics devoted to treating addiction. It is estimated that there are about 6.25 crore alcoholics, 90 lakh Cannabis and 2.5 lakhs opiates and nearly 10 lakh illicit drug users in the India.
Of the million addicted patients, only about 1 in 10 gets treatment, often these also fail to keep themselves sober. Many of existing centres do not use proven scientific methods to deal with the factors that are root cause of addiction and trigger relapse.
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