addiction

Online gaming: Time to hit pause 

Gamers from Delhi-NCR stress on why it is important for youngsters to enjoy online gaming without falling prey to compulsive behaviour.

published on : 15th June 2022

Spotlight on mental health after teen kills mother who rebuked him for PUBG addiction

A doctor advised elders and parents to impart knowledge of the harmful effects of electronic games to their children and encourage them to take part in physical activities instead.

published on : 12th June 2022

Dopamine deprivation? A fast that’s so dope

Dopamine fast, the hottest new wellness trend, involves staying away from all stimulations, including social media, shopping, gaming and indulgent foods, for a decided period.

published on : 5th June 2022

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

The judge sentenced Duggar to 12 years and seven months in prison, one day after denying a defense motion to overturn the guilty verdict on grounds of insufficient evidence or to order a new trial.

published on : 26th May 2022

Duvvada police bust online cricket betting racket

The supermaster had developed a web portal, links of which  were given to customers for betting online during IPL matches.

published on : 17th May 2022

Failing to get 'kick', MP man complains of liquor adulteration; excise official assures probe

Lokesh Sothia, a resident of Bahadur Ganj area in Ujjain, in his complaint said he bought four sealed 'quarter' bottles of country liquor from a shop here on April 12.

published on : 8th May 2022

Are more boys addicted to internet in Chennai?

The Internet De-Addiction Centre in Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital has treated more boys than girls since its inception in December last year, says data from the centre.

published on : 4th May 2022

Man ‘beaten to death’ at de-addiction centre, seven held

A 48-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death at a de-addiction centre in Royapettah on Monday and Anna Salai police arrested seven persons in connection with the murder.

published on : 4th May 2022

More women addicted to drugs, alcohol seek help

Pregnant women taking to alcohol and drugs is leading to foetal alcohol syndrome and also cardiac issues among their children 

published on : 18th April 2022

'Specially designated areas' in IT parks to serve liquor in Kerala; more premium outlets planned

However, the word 'pub' has not been mentioned for the facility proposed in IT parks, reportedly due to opposition from within the LDF.

published on : 30th March 2022

De-addiction centre comes up in MKCG Medical College and Hospital

Former principal of MKCGMCH Prof Rabi Satpathy inaugurated the centre.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Delhiites take digital detox to reduce stress and reconnect

Two Delhiites Pranav Manocha and Rupansi Arora explain why they planned a digital detox and how this helped them unwind.

published on : 17th February 2022

Defeating drugs: De-addiction as important as police action   

The unfortunate part is that even the existing centres are struggling to survive since funding is woefully inadequate.

published on : 4th February 2022

Meet this Gujarat pharmacist on a tobacco de-addiction mission

A primary health centre staffer made it his mission to save addicts and encourage them to give up smoking tobacco and chewing pan masala, writes Dilip Singh Kshatriya

published on : 30th January 2022

IPS officer on a mission to stop drug addiction in Bihar

After duty hours, the officer rushes to school where children wait anxiously for his ‘SP ki Pathshala’, reports Ramashankar

published on : 23rd January 2022
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