We in Recovery

A platform for those who are in the process of recovery

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Delhi, INDIA
IN India
Web http://addictionsupport.aarogya.com/
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About the project Edit

Recovery Network is meant to be a platform for those who are in the process of recovery. Together.weinrecovery.org is not restricted to recovering addicts. It has useful information for all those who want to know more about addiction and for the professionals working in drug abuse prevention. It is meant to help people in recovery become productive members of society and to reclaim their rightful place in society. The effort is aimed at addressing a gap in the whole recovery of the person and to enable successfully recovering people to help their fellow recovering addicts. We in Recovery is a kind of online social network where one could find ways and means to understand how recovery happens and how to integrate with normal society.

In what ways is this project unique and creative? Edit

It is a unique platform for those who are in the process of recovery.

What is the social value of this project? Edit

The most difficult phase of recovery is after treatment and during the first year of recovery. This network is meant to share experience, strength & hope. It is primarily by addicts, for addicts & of addicts.

Very often addicts do not seek treatment for various reasons. This site is meant to help them too.It is for well wishers who would like to understand and help those facing the problem of addiction.

addictionsupport.aarogya.com will be useful only if all of you use it. The truth is that its value is directly proportional to its use.

What is the potential of this project to expand and develop? Edit

Winner of the Manthan Award South Asia 2008 , E-Health category
Tushar has recovery experience of over 10 years. He has worked closely with NGO’s, Recovering people, UNODC, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and National Institute of Social Defence.
Being addicted is a painful experience. And if you have recovered from being an addict and want to recover and integrate with your neighbouring society, it is like a stringent effort. However, 'We in Recovery' is a social networking site of a different kind. It is an initiative in the field of helping people who are on path of recovery. It is an effort in providing a formal set up which helps people recovering from addiction to find support in their reintegration into society through issues like employment etc.

What was the triggering factor of this project? Edit

The project idea was conceived by Tushar Sampat of T-edge Solution Pvt. Ltd.

What is the business model of this project? Edit

The project is supported by National Institute of Social Defence.


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