MISSION

To foster a network of community based initiatives, striving to develop empowered leadership & healthy choices amongst marginalized & vulnerable populations especially adolescents, women & senior citizens.

VISION

Today, our vision has grown and under Suneel Vatsyayan, founder of the Nada India Foundation (NIF), the organisation is working with a number of issues and among a variety of groups, ranging in age, gender, and class to promote health, child and adolescent rights, and drug-free lifestyle. NIF is involved in a number of programs that serve a range of members of society in innovative and effective ways such as through the use of interactive media in the hands of still hidden voices.

Our Values

Our Values 

- Environmental Concerns 

- Simplicity

- Empowerment

- Innovation

Our Approach

- Peer-based

- People-centred

- Self-help based

- Participatory

Our Advocacy

- Barrier free services

- Child rights & responsibilities

- Use of interactive media

- Gender sesitivity

OUR STORY

In 1999, Nada started working in India under the supervision & leadership of Dr. Michael O. Smith with the objective of making barrier free addiction treatment & well-being issues available across communities. Nada acts as an initiator, facilitator and supporter for community initiatives working towards a gender sensitive, child-friendly world where barrier free services are available to all. 

OUR AMAZING TEAM

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Ruth Ackerman

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Dr.Michael O.Smith

Visionary

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Suneel Vatsyayan

Chairperson

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Jyotsna Roy

Focal Point -Capacity building & Inclusion

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Pallavi V

Project Director

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Dr.Ajay Vats

Acudetox & NCDs Trainer

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Abdul Naeem Siddiqui

Convener Acudetox (Maharashtra)

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Ravi Chandran

Convener Tamilnadu

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Sanjeeb Khwairakpam

Young India Network Convener ( Imphal)

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Dr.Amita Bhatt

Convener Gujarat

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Virender Kumar Convener Utter Pradesh

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Nidhi S

Convener (Punjab)

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Afilash T Issac

Convener (Art for Wellbeing)

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Pushpa Rani

NCDs Peer educator

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Davender Joti

Peer educator & Health Advocate


Media

Today, our vision has grown and under Suneel Vatsyayan, founder of the Nada India Foundation (NIF), the organization is working with a number of issues and among a variety of groups, ranging in age, gender, and class to promote health, child and adolescent rights, and drug-free lifestyle. NIF is involved in a number of programs that serve a range of members of society in innovative and effective ways such as through the use of interactive media in the hands of still hidden voices..

Ban on liquor in different states of the country has not produced desired results as the decision was not "participatory" in nature and "forced" people to get involved in illegal production and consumption of liquor, experts believe. Suneel Vatsyayan, chairman of Nada India Foundation, which works for betterment of the alcohol and drug addicted, told IANS: "A ban on alcohol needs public participation and campaigning. It must not just be a one man's decision or a political agenda."

"Having a blanket ban does not work often, but doing away with liquor phase wise would help the state machinery to understand the need and reaction of prohibition," Vatsyayan said, adding that the Kerala example could help other states in dealing with the social problem destroying number of poor families.

"What children don't realise is that marijuana is a gateway drug. It's the doorway to higher, stronger and more dangerous drugs," says Suneel Vatsyayan, psychotherapist and director of Delhi-based Nada India Foundation that works on child-related issues. A child hooked to marijuana will eventually get bored of its subtle effects and will want to move to something harder like cocaine or heroin.

...Mr.Vatsyayan says Goyal realised that his depression was stemming from the virtual world he had started living in. Goyal has currently left Facebook. Vatsyayan says though he is on a sabbatical, or a detox, from social media, he expects him to return to it soon, hopefully after he "recovers". Goyal was lucky to have recognised the source of his problem. There are many who do not....



CERTIFICATES

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  • 80G Certificate
  • FCRA Certificate