Dear Colleagues,
It gives us immense pleasure to invite you all to the National CME on “Emerging Issues in Substance Use Disorders” on 22nd July 2017 organized by Department of Psychiatry & National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi, in partnership with the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) and the Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (IASP). The CME would be a unique opportunity to keep ourselves abreast of the advances and emerging issues pertaining to addictive disorders in India. The CME has been designed to focus on specific areas of addiction psychiatry such as special population (women, child & adolescents); new psychoactive substances; and behavioral addictions. A combination of lectures delivered by the faculty members from a variety of academic institutions as well as panel discussion with key stakeholders make it a not-to-be-missed opportunity.

We would be delighted to have you here in Delhi to learn from experts, share your experiences and contribute to the deliberations about addiction psychiatry. The CME is meant for Students of MD (Psychiatry), DM (Addiction Psychiatry), DNB (Psychiatry), PhD (Clinical Psychology), MPhil (Clinical Psychology) as well as young mental health professionals.

The venue of this symposium, Smt. Kamla Raheja Auditorium and JS Bajaj Centre for Multi-professional Education National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi is located 1 km from AIIMS in the capital city of Delhi. We look forward to welcome you in the National CME on Emerging Issues in Substance Use Disorders.

Further details for the CME is available on the conference web-site at

Warm Regards,
Organizing Chairperson: Prof RK Chadda
Organizing Secretary: Prof Atul Ambekar