COA Week launches in India - Children of Alcoholics Week 12-18 February 2017

Added on February 11th, 2017 7:15 pm

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Sand art, talks and media interviews for India's inaugural COA Week

Dr A.V.Baliga Memorial Hospital Udupi, Karnataka, India

12-18 February

Dr. A. V. Baliga Memorial Hospital Udupi, India

Psychiatrist Dr. Virupaksha Devaramane and colleagues at Dr A.V.Baliga Memorial Hospital have a variety of events planned to celebrate COA Week. They kicked off with wonderful sand art on the beach created by a local artist. After after listening to the cause of event there was a heartening moment when the public joined hands symbolically reassuring children of alcoholics “You are not alone”.

Throughout the week talks are being held for medical staff, schools and the general public as well as scheduled appearances on radio and television. Monthly meetings for children of alcoholics are held at the hospital. Find out more on the COA Baliga Facebook page.