Welcome to Nasha Mitra
Nasha Mitra is a not for profit self-empowerment based and innovative model of care for complex problem of addiction. There are large body of evidence to suggest that addiction problem is a medical illness, generally categorised under life style disease. Hence, social and environmental determinants play a vital role to cause addiction problem beyond biological predisposition.
The journey of Nasha Mitra is driven by the consumers and their community. Nasha Mitra philosophy embraces holistic recovery and socio-economical sustainability of the consumers. Diverse team of Nasha Mitra provides latest evidence based treatment by highly skilled health professionals.
Nasha Mitra endeavours to address social determinants of health in addition to biological treatment. It entails well-being of an individual is strongly related to the environment where he/she grows and lives. These determinants of health lie outside the domain of hospital, for instance, unemployment, social stigma and poverty. It is hence, crucial to focus on all kind of determinants of health to overcome the health inequity among the disadvantaged population of addicts.
An integration of various people from a wide range of disciplines is critical to improve the health of an addicted individual and his family. To integrate different skills, Nasha Mitra looks beyond medical model and nurtures a holistic way of looking into the addiction problem. It gives lot of emphasis on empathy and it closely examines the social determinants of addiction problem. Thus, through Nasha Mitra support social recovery goes hand in hand with medical recovery for the complex problem of addiction. Furthermore, Nasha Mitra treatment plan involves the local community where people are empowered to understand their critical role in the recovery from addiction rather than blaming of the victims of addiction for their predicaments.