Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

Punjab to get its first Internet de-addiction centre today

Written by Anju Agnihotri Chaba | Ludhiana | Posted: September 5, 2014 12:28 pm

Punjab’s first and India’s third Internet de-addiction centre will be opened in Amritsar on September 5.

Amritsar-based psychiatrist Dr JPS Bhatia will be opening this centre. A survey is being conducted in schools and colleges about the Internet addicts.

It may be noted that with the coming of various social sites including Face Book, Whatsapp etc. the youngsters have become quite addicted to it and the centre will help them to come out of this addiction. Even those in the category of 30 to 50 years have become quite addict to such social sites.

Bhatia, while talking about this centre, said that treatment would be given according to the type of addiction, as there are several types of Internet addictions. He said that along with the counseling, medical help would also be provided to the addicts.

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