This video of Dr Sadaqat Ali contains information on addiction/ alcoholism. There is another video of Dr Sadaqat Ali on the same topic Alcoholism a disease. Dr Sadaqat Ali is a renowned addiction psychiatrist and project director of Willing Ways Pakistan .
Alcoholism in Pakistan is increasing at a high pace and according to the statistics around one crore people are alcohol users and among them 10 Lac are alcoholics. Specifically prominent top-notch people of the society fall prey to this disease. Getting intoxicated and then acting inappropriately is an indicator that it’s alcoholism as compared to the earlier stages when alcohol intake effects include getting relaxed, being confident and be kind. The personality that than comes upfront, turns out to be a better version. 9 out of 10 people who drink are not alcoholics. Toxins produced by intoxication of alcohol put the person in odd situations, like loose talk and accidents
In Pakistan as people reach the higher position in their professional careers, they start using alcohol frequently as compared to the western world where it is being made sure that no top notch drinks alcohol. The reason behind is that people with High IQ reach the top position but has low EQ which than leads them to take refuge in alcohol intake. One fine example is, when stressed rather than applying the stress management skills they prefer taking alcohol as an antidote. Moreover such people find themselves unable to stop drinking even when they try to. There is a video that explains the topic titled as Geo hina ka sat.
Dr. Sadaqat Ali, a graduate from Dow Medical College, Karachi is a renowned professional in the field of addiction psychiatry. He has a background of getting trained at “HAZELDEN” and “Vital Smarts”, USA. Dr. Sadaqat Ali is the Project Director of Willing Ways Pakistan, and Sadaqat Clinic (pvt.) Limited. He is a sought after speaker who promotes new scientific solutions for persistent and profound problems. Dr. Sadaqat’s name was included in the international Who’s Who directory of professionals which was the first ever distinction of any Pakistani doctor. The print and electronic media have interviewed him extensively. He appears frequently on national TV channels expressing his views on drug addiction, alcoholism, compulsive gambling, suicide prevention and home runaways. He loves to train people on how to intervene if a family member indulges in self-destructive behaviors. He is running a number of national facilities. Willing ways for outdoor and Sadaqat Clinic for indoor treatment of addiction and alcoholism.
Willing Ways Pakistan is an accredited center of excellence in the field of drug treatment and counseling. We have a history, while we started our operations in 1979 when Pakistan was suddenly hard hit by heroin epidemic. We bravely took the responsibility of making public aware that addiction is very much treatable at any stage and today we stand proud being the trusted leaders in the field of addiction treatment. We have our clientele not only in Pakistan but across the borders as well including UK, USA, Middle East and Europe.
At Willing Ways Pakistan the clients are treated scientifically – the secret of our long lasting standing in the field of addiction and counseling. We keep our team and our program up to date with the latest advancements while helping our clients through extensive, specialized and client centered treatment program. These programs are not only patient focused but an extensive work is done with family through what we call counseling for change. The major purpose of this program is to bring peace and serenity in the lives of those who have been suffering in silence, because of a family member’s addictive behavior. We equip families with a set of vital behaviors to produce results.
The programs are uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the patient which eventually help them reach their ultimate goal of a serene life. Our organization comprises of a highly competent team that holds striking credentials and is not only well trained but also carries extensive know – how. We are a unique team of clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, Addiction counselors and Medical specialists involved in research and education, and who collaborate with each other within the institute to ensure our clients receive the best possible care.
We are leading the battle to conquer the disease in all of its forms through cutting-edge research and innovative approaches. Our mission is to prevent, treat and manage addiction for a world free of this illness and its complications.