First National Conference on Addiction Psychiatry 2017

Theme: Emerging Trends in Addiction Psychiatry Register NowSubmit Abstract

Last date for abstract submission is 31st October 2017



27 – 29 November 2017

Organized By

Department of Psychiatry and National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre

AIIMS, New Delhi


All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

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Dear Colleagues

Warmest greetings from First National Conference on Addiction Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi, 2017

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you all to the First National Conference on Addiction Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi from 27-29 November 2017. The conference would be a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to epidemiology, aetiology, basic sciences, treatment, prevention, policy, capacity building and other facets of addictive behaviours and disorders in India. It is going to be an academic feast with more than 500 expected delegates from across the country. We would be delighted to have you here in Delhi to share your experiences and contribute to the deliberations about addiction psychiatry. Your presence would definitely enrich the scientific level of this educational gathering.

The target audience for this conference includes (but is not limited to) psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors, psychiatric nurses, social workers (including psychiatric social workers), forensic toxicologists, members of NGOs who work in the field of substance use, legal personnel, and anyone else who works in the field of addiction medicine or allied sciences.

The venue of this conference is the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. New Delhi is well connected by rail, road and air to almost all parts of the country. Accommodation is easily available in the city and visitors have multiple options to choose from. The city has numerous attractions of historical interest like the Red Fort, Humayun Tomb, India Gate and Qutab Minar.  The city has a rich cultural heritage and seamlessly mixes the traditional with the modern. We look forward to welcome you in the pleasant weather of November and hope that aura of Delhi adds aroma to the environment of this scientific meeting.

Warm Regards

Prof. Rakesh Chadda
Organizing Chairperson

Prof. Raka Jain & Prof. Sonali Jhanjee
Organizing Secretaries

Department of Psychiatry & NDDTC
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi