The awareness on alcoholic problems need to save the society in disaster - Dr. P. V. Bhandary

Udupi : Alcohol often has a strong effect on people and throughout history, people have struggled to understand and manage Alcohol’s effect. Alcohol cause people and the family to act and feel differently, said Dr. P. V. Bhandary, Psychiatry Expert and Director of Dr. A. V. Baliga Memorial Hospital, Doddanagudde, here on Sunday, 18th March, 2018.




He was addressing as a resource person of the programme held at Milagres Tri-Centenary Hall, Kallianpur near here during the awareness programme on Alcohol addiction awareness which organized by Laity Commission and Health Commission of Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur, Dr. P. V. Bhandary said that the social repercussions of alcohol are far reaching and often tragic. It is the disaster of the society in many ways. One person will die in every one and half hour in India due to alcohol consuming. Lot of drawbacks in life, sexual assaults, accidents, court cases and many more prevailed in the society. Excessive alcohol use is associated with hypertension and subsequent target organ damage such as strokes, myocardial events and chronic kidney diseases.



He explains how alcohol makes social responses more extreme, enhances important self-evaluations and relieves anxiety and depression, effects that underlie both social destructiveness of alcohol and reinforcing effects that make it an addictive substance. He said that the awareness on alcoholic problems needed to save the society in disaster.

Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Rector of Milagres Cathedral presided over the programme and blessed the occasion. Dr. Nery Cornelio Vice President of Milagres Parish Pastoral Council also spoke during the programme.

Felciana Lewis welcomed the gatherings and Dr. Maria Pais compered the programme. Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha, Asst. parish priest,  Raymond Crasta and other conveners of commissions were present.

News published on: 25-03-2018