A battle against Addiction (Drug/Alcohol Abuse) and HIV/AIDS
Crisis: India has around 3 million people suffering from drug addiction and one in five Injecting Drug Users live with HIV. Turning Point Foundation (TPF) uses a holistic approach by rehabilitating people affected by addiction by focusing on physical, social, mental and spiritual aspects of their lives through cost effective services.
Programs: 1) Integrated Rehabilitation Center follows a tailor-made and indigenously developed rehabilitation method called LOTUS program which provides facilities like counseling sessions and work therapy, meditation, yoga, etc. on a daily basis. 2) Youth Resource Center in urban slums targets at-risk adolescents by providing counseling regarding alcohol/drug abuse, health and life skills education, career guidance, skill development training, facilitating job placements and recreational activities.
Outcome: 1) Addicts are able to adjust with their families and workplaces in a better way after their treatment under TPF. 2) Catered to 2,500+ drug and alcohol addicts in the past 10 years. 3) ~100 beneficiaries visit the Youth Resource Center every year to access its activities.
Income Rs58 lac
Expense Rs55 lac
Source : Audit Report 2019
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