Sridhar Nursing Home is a 25 bedded inpatient centre offers a comprehensive treatment programme which includes detoxification, enhancing clients’ motivation for behavioral change, training in techniques to prevent relapse, and interventions for families of persons with substance abuse disorders. Persons with co-existing emotional and behavioral problems are treated using appropriate interventions. Long term medical treatment is a mainstay of the treatment plan at the centre. A mandate of the Centre is to conduct research into various aspects of substance abuse. Research is conducted in research methodologies, independent funded research projects and collaborations with national and international bodies.