People with an addiction do not have control over what they are doing, taking or using. Their addiction may reach a point at which it is harmful.
Addictions do not only include physical things we consume, such as drugs or alcohol, but may include virtually anything, such abstract things as gambling to seemingly harmless products, such as chocolate - in other words, addiction may refer to a substance dependence e.g. drug addiction or behavioural addiction , e.g. gambling addiction.
The treatment centre was founded by Mr.R.Palani, a sociologist who fell prey to this chronic disease at his young age. The pain and anguish which he underwent due to this Disease created an awakening in him to help other suffering substance dependants and their families, paving way for the formation of Ashram foundation.
Ashram Foundation, a De addiction cum Rehabilitation center was Setup in the year 2007, to help persons addicted to Alcohol and other drugs recover from substance abuse and to lead a qualitative sober life.