Blossoms Convalescent Care: A New Hope for People Struggling with Addiction

  • Maldives
  • World
  • Health
PUBLISHED 04 June 2023
Cecil George is the Executive Trustee/CEO of Blossoms Convalescent Care, a rehabilitation center in Bangalore, India that helps people struggling with addiction. George is a passionate advocate for addiction recovery and has worked tirelessly to help people in the Maldives who are struggling with drug and alcohol abuse.

Blossoms Convalescent Care provides a safe and supportive environment for people to recover from addiction. The center offers a variety of services, including medically supervised detox, individual and group counseling, family therapy, life skills training, and aftercare support.

Since its inception, Blossoms Convalescent Care has helped hundreds of people recover from addiction. Cecil is proud of the work that the center has done and is committed to continuing to help people in the Maldives who are struggling with addiction.

"I believe that everyone deserves a second chance," Cecil  said. "I want to help people who are struggling with addiction get their lives back on track."


1)You help lots of Maldivian addicts how it all started ?

A) It all started when I had to come back to India. I had few Maldivian friends who knew the service I was doing in 2012 I have always had a passion to help the Maldivians. We started off with a awareness programme and many families approached me seeking help.

2)What drew you to focusing on addiction counselling?

A)I was attracted towards addiction counselling because its said that only an addict can help and understand another addict.

3)What is the best part about the work you do?

A) the best part is I can not only help myself but i can also help another suffering addict. 

4)Can you describe the stigmas faced by when they seek help for addiction and mental health issues?

A) The family doesn't accept that addiction is disease and the mental health issue which come along with it. 

  5)Aside from these stigmas, what are other reasons preventing patients from seeking mental health and addiction treatment?

A) The other Problem and issues we face is the denial and the self justification which is part of the disease.

6)What are some of the common ways that addiction starts?

A) It can start at any age ( As fun, To be accepted and to gain self confidence ). This can happen at any stage of life .

7)Does the feeling of addiction ever go away? Are people ever "cured?"

A) No it can never go away and we cannot cure the disease of addiction but can be arrested on a day to day basis.

8)Do you feel like the only solution is sobriety?

A) YES !! it is the only solution. People all over the world have tried different methods but have failed miserably as the only solution is the 12 step programme which leads to sobriety and recovery.

9)Can anyone become addicted? Or is it just people with certain personality traits?

A) Anyone can get addicted after which the personality starts playing.

10)Does shame play a large role in addiction?

A) YES IT DOES !! In fact it is the main reason for addicts to delay the recovery process. 

11)What’s something you wish people knew about addiction?

A) Addiction is a family killer disease for which nobody is responsible. It is a sickness where the person is born with it and goes through hell along with he family, before he or she could get into recovery or gates of insanity and death.



About Blossoms :

Blossoms Convalescent Care is committed to providing high-quality care in a safe and supportive environment. The center's staff is experienced, compassionate, and dedicated to helping clients achieve long-term recovery.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please contact Blossoms Convalescent Care for more information.

To learn more about our services, please visit our website or give us a call. We would be honored to help you on your journey to recovery.


Address – 88 Maple Meadows, Doddagubbi Post Bangalore 560077

Phone – +91 97319 59904, +91 80464 88108