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Are you looking for NADA Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist (Acudetox Specialist) in India or next ADS training or hoping to add NADA Protocol into your existing prevention, wellness, addiction treatment or rehabilitation facility or behavioural health program?

The NADA Protocol

Three Key Points

Clinicians use three to five ear acupuncture points including sympathetic, shenmen, lung, kidney, liver.

Integrated with Psychosocial Rehab

Acupuncture treatment is integrated with conventional elements of psycho-social rehabilitation.

Treatment in Group Setting

Treatment is provided in a group setting for duration of 40—45 minutes.

In sync with Lincoln Program

Several components of the Lincoln program are frequently combined with acupuncture in other treatment facilities.

Years of Advocacy
Training Sites

Acudetox Information Center


A Acudetox wellness service can be set up anywhere or at Spa or wellness site. This service uses the 3-5 point ear acupuncture treatment developed at Lincoln Recovery Center New York known as the NADA Protocol.


More than 100 counselors, Social workers, Doctors, Yoga therapists & Peer Support Counselors from different parts of India have been trained to use ear acupuncture for addiction treatment and Rehabilitation.

Uniformed Services

Dealing with depressive disorders – Setting up of Peer counseling and ear acupuncture based alcohol treatment and rehabilitation services in Border Security Force Punjab, Kolkatta,Tripura and Gujarat Frontier.

Acudetox in prisons

Nada has been organizing a series of workshops, acudetox sessions and networking meetings with Senior Jail officials, NGOs and physicians in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Nadiad and Vadodara Gujarat since 1st June 2010.

De-addiction Centers

Acupuncture can be useful in a wide variety of treatment readiness programs from those built around outreach or needle exchange to those organized to meet basic survival needs and it provides immediate effect.


The treatment will be just as helpful if the patient lies to us. The treatment will be just as helpful if the patient is ashamed to speak about certain issues. The patient will be able to learn about themselves and solve issues.

Dr. Michael O. Smith

(Psychiatrist & Acupuncturist)

“NADA Acupuncture teaches us to relax from the inside out.” This increased sense of calm and the quieting of symptoms that occurs as a result of the acupuncture treatment stimulates one’ own “Qi” (one’s inner energy) and brings us back into a more balanced state and chance to communicate. As we become calmer inside, we become much more aware of over selves and others. From this quieter, inner place we can then make more careful choices in our reactions to life situations.

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Some quick answers

What is acupuncture?

Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture was developed by the ancient Chinese. It consists of stimulating designated points on the skin by the insertion of sterilized needles at specific points related to internal body function. Energy or Qi (pronounced ‘Chi’) moves through out the body and can become blocked, too week or stagnant. Auricular acupuncture balances this energy.

What are the benefits?

Physically auricular acupuncture relaxes and reduces stress, decreases pain and increases energy and immunity and normalizes sleep. Mentally and emotionally it helps you feel clear, alert, calm and focused.

Do the needles hurt?

Most people barely feel the needles go in. Sometimes a point will be sensitive but this small sting or pinch only lasts for a second. Acupuncture needles are very different from hypodermic needles. They are not hollow and are much thinner.

Any danger or infection?

Virtually none. The needles are sterilized and are used only once.

How long does it take for the treatment?

Initially, you need to have daily 3 point acupuncture (NADA protocol) for forty five minutes for a week. Next two weeks on alternate days and then on once in a week. It is a balancing process of the body. Treatment is offered “on demand” which reduces conflict and facilitates counseling.

Ear acupuncture is a stand-alone therapy or an adjunct to other ones?

Acu-wellness by itself will not get or keep someone clean. It is an adjunctive therapy not stand alone intervention. Acu-wellness has to be integrated within a comprehensive treatment framework.

Dr. Michael O. Smith psychiatrist & acupuncturist says “acupuncture teaches the person to relax from the inside out.” This increased sense of calm and the quieting of symptoms that occurs as a result of the acupuncture treatment stimulates patients’ own “Qi” (one’s inner energy) and brings them back into a more balanced state. As the person become calmer inside, they become much more aware of themselves and others. From this quieter, inner place the person can then make more careful choices in his/her reactions to life situations.

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