Outpatient services include evaluation, treatment planning and counselling, to prevent relapse, individual and family counselling and monitoring of progress. In the outpatient, each patient will be assessed by a team of addiction experts and individualized suggestions are provided.
Out-patient Days:  Monday – Thursday –  Saturday
Timings:   9.00 AM onwards (Registration closes at 11.30AM)
Emergency consultations: 24 hours at the NIMHANS Emergency complex


The Centre for Addiction Medicine, NIMHANS has a strong focus on research since its inception. The research directions have been shaped, both by its location as the Regional Resource Centre for South India as well as the research interests of the individual faculty.

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The Centre for Addiction Medicine will conduct a one-month orientation programme on substance abuse management in November, 2017.

Areas that will be covered include epidemiology of substance use, comprehensive assessment, acute and long-term management, motivation enhancement, pharmacotherapy, and counselling for relapse prevention.  Specific areas like vulnerability, co-morbidities, harm reduction, special population groups will also be covered.
The programme will include didactic lectures, role play, group work and skills training.