Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre’s journey begins with the supervision of a dynamic lady Ms. Sanju Barick in the year 2012. She started a revolutionary and unorthodox system for those people who have fallen in the vicious trap of drug/alcohol abuse. This treatment is a combination of psychological and pharmacological initiative which aims at the eradication of addiction caused by drugs and alcohol.
Today after 10+ years of par excellence, Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre’s team has an optimum experience of over 100+ years in the field of facilitating the individuals and their families to walk towards life more freely and independently. Mr. Akshay Tyagi who has been a catalyst in the recovery of various individuals, Mr. Rajnish Goswami (M.A. Psychology (Clinical Psychology)) and Dr. Akhil Dhanda (Psychiatrist) are the mentors in the field of addiction treatment.
In the year 2018, Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre got its first Government funding from Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India for running Integrated Rehabilitation for Addicts (IRCA) in District Hapur, Uttar Pradesh.
In the year 2019, Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre started working with underprivileged and impoverished children through Community Based Peer Led Intervention Program sponsored by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India in District Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
In the year 2022, Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre started District De-addiction Centre in Shamli District under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India which is an amalgamation of IRCA, ODIC and CPLI projects under one umbrella.
Our treatment program is being oriented towards individual client process, providing 24×7 face to face counselling, accepting clients who come only of their own volition for a completely confidential, tailor-made treatment facilitated in a comfortable and compassionate ambience. We do not compromise on our client’s identity so that his/her identity remains confidential.
The objectives of Alternative to Addiction Creating Centre are as outlined below:
To create awareness and educate people about the ill effects of alcoholism and substance abuse on the individual, the family, the workplace and society at large;
To provide for the whole range of community based services for the identification, motivation, counseling, deaddiction, after care and rehabilitation for Whole Person Recovery (WPR) of addicts to make a person drug free, crime free and gainfully employed;
To alleviate the consequences of drug and alcohol dependence amongst the individuals, the family and society at large;
To facilitate research, training, documentation and collection of relevant information to strengthen the above mentioned objectives; and
To support other activities which are in consonance with the mandate of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India in this field.