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DRUG ABUSE AND RESPOSIBILITY OF THE CHURCH

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Clergy conf

  1. 1. TODAYS CLASS....WHAT IS DRUGSWHAT IS ADDICTION/CHEMICALDEPENDENCYWHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENSEINVOLMENT OF MAR THOMACHURCH IN DE ADDICTIONMINISTRYCODEPENDECY : THE PROBLEMS FACING SPOUCE AND CHILDREN
  2. 2. ANY Chemical Substances which can alterthe Functions of Brain , CNS or physic• apjysâ imcocnIhpw amknIhpambhym]mc§fn hyXnbmw hcp¯p¶ hkvXp¡Ä.navajeevakendram@yahoo.com
  3. 3. Types of drugsStimulantsDepressantsHallucinogensCANNABIESNarcotic Analgesics
  4. 4. Drugs which excite or speedup the Central NervousSystem(CNS) NICOTINEAmphetamines Cocainenavajeevakendram@yahoo.com1. Dt¯PI§Ä (Stimulants)
  5. 5. 2 iaI§Ä (Depressants)Drugs which depress or slowdown the functions of the CNSnavajeevakendram@yahoo.com AlcoholBarbituratesBenzodiazepinesSedative-hypnotics
  6. 6. 3 hn{`aPI§Ä (Hallucinogens)Hallucinogens are drugs whichaffect perception, emotions andmental processes CANNABISnavajeevakendram@yahoo.comLSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) PCP (Phencyclidine) Mescaline Psilocybin
  7. 7. OpiummorphineHeroin (brown sugar)codeineBuprenorphine (tidigesic)MethadonePentazocineSynthetic :4 n{ZI§Ä (Narcoticanalgesics)Pain killing or pain relieving drugswith opium like effectsnavajeevakendram@yahoo.com Withdrawal
  8. 8. 5 CANNABIESGanja / MarijuanaHashish / CharasHashish oilBhang
  9. 9. PRESCRIPTION DRUGS –cough syrups, pain killers, anti-anxiety medications, anti-epilepticsnavajeevakendram@yahoo.comVOLATILE SOLVENTS VOLATILE HYDROCARBONS PETROLEUM DERIVATIVES
  10. 10. Classification of psychotropicsubstances• LICIT DRUGS – Legally Allowed ForTrade And Consumption• ILLICIT DRUGS – Trade AndConsumptions AreStrictly Prohibited
  11. 11. ALCOHOL• (Ethyl Alcohol /Ethanol)• Is a depressant that slowsTHE CENTRAL NERVOUSSYSTEM.• Beer• Toddy• Wines• Brandy• Whisky• Rum• Arracknavajeevakendram@yahoo.com
  12. 12. ALCOHOL• High consumption among all drugs• Alcohol Consumption in Kerala isvery high• The Per Capita Alcoholic consumptionin Kerala is 8. 3 ltrs , and this is fourtimes the amount of the rest of India
  13. 13. navajeevakendram@yahoo.com
  14. 14. Age Of Onset Of Alcohol Users InKeralaYEAR AGE1980 S 25-2890 S 20-252000 16-182010 BELOW 12YEARS
  15. 15. tZinb Iu¬kn dnt]mÀ«vnavajeevakendram@yahoo.com
  16. 16. 2 TYPES OF ALCOHOL USERS1. SOCIAL /OCCASSIONAL DRINKER2. PROBLEM DRINKER (ALCHOLIC )20 % Of The SocialDrinkers BecomeAddicts!!
  17. 17. Stages in alcoholism• ]co£Ww (Experiment)• ckw (Enjoyment)• kz`mhw (character)• Zpcp]tbmKw (Abuse)• BkIvXn (Addiction)
  18. 18. Addiction• Physiological Or Psychologicaldependence on a drug.• This is a stage in which a persongetting out all control over drugs• Addiction itself is a Decease• 1956 WHO declared that alcoholicaddiction is a decease
  19. 19. Addiction Involves Multiple Factors
  20. 20. How Does Someone Become Addicted to Drugs?• When something good happens—e.g. your team wins a game oryoure praised for something youve done well—thats your limbicsystem at work.• Because natural pleasures in our lives are necessary for survival, thelimbic system creates an appetite that drives you to seek out thosethings.
  21. 21. Brains are hard-wired to keepthe species aliveWhen activities likeeating, playing,socializing,watching movies etc areperformed, the brainrewards the bodythrougha complex “pleasurecenter” which reinforcesthe desire to repeat thebehavior.
  22. 22. Substances or drugs HIJACKthis pathwayAnd do what?
  23. 23. Prolonged Drug Use Changesthe Brain In Fundamentaland Long-Lasting Waysthat reinforce drugtaking and lead to addiction.…
  24. 24. FMRI PICTURE OF BRAIN
  25. 25. Addiction is Like Other Diseases… Hyper tension Cancer DiabeticsHealthy Brain Diseased Heart Three phasesEarly/primaryphaseMiddle/CrucialphaseChronicphase
  26. 26. CO DEPENDENCYAlcoholism Is A familyDecease• codependency isbieng partner independecyspousechildrenParentsCo workersnavajeevakendram@yahoo.com
  27. 27. PROBLEMS OF SPOUSE• Wife is the primary caretaker• She is suffering most• Compelled to face theseproblems• Physical torturing• Poor economiccondition• Sexual problems• Extra marital affairs• DenialEmotional problemsa) Guiltb) Fearc) Hurtd) Shamee) Loneliness Feelingf) Depressiong) Suicidal tendency
  28. 28. Children Of Alcoholics(COA)• Children also maybecome drug addicts• Genetics• : 60% of alcoholic’sparents were alcoholisUnhealthy HomeAtmosphere Insecure Home School drop out
  29. 29. Children’s problems• Attention Deficit• Lack Of Role Model• Low Self Esteem• Self Pity• Depression• Over Expression Of Feelings
  30. 30. INVOLMENT OFMAR THOMA CHURCH IN THE HISTORYDEADDICTON MOVEMENTMARAMON CONVENTION1895 We Started A Session Against Social EvilsIn Wednesday After Noon, It Is Still Continuing•1920 Dr. G.Sherwood Eddy Preached AgainstTobacco Use of the believers.1940 ― Kraisthava Madya Varjana Samithy‖Started1983 kalapana of Dr Alexander Mar Thoma(cl/no 142) against alcohol
  31. 31. 1985 TRADA Started1988 Navejeevancentre Malayalapuzha1993 Mochana kottayam1994 Kunnamkulam Malabar Diocese2003 Wayanadu Mukthi due to high rate offarmers suicide2005 Tvm Qln diocese startedAt present we have 8 Treatment CentersINVOLMENT OFMAR THOMA CHURCH IN THE HISTORYDEADDICTON MOVEMENT
  32. 32. Pastor’s role1. Intervention of the Addicts– identify– Understand– Avoid judjment ,treat them as a patient .– Empathy– Motivate– Lead them to treatment centres2 . Support To The Family3 Preventing Our Youths & Young AdultsFrom Drugs

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