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Mortality and Psychoactive Substance-Related Deaths Monitoring Sector

Main responsibilities:

  • development, implementation and improvement of the information systems and methods for monitoring deaths related to the psychoactive substance use
  • creating and keeping electronic databases for monitoring deaths related to the psychoactive substance use
  • ensuring the development of data collection systems, including the statistical methods through improving the accounting and reporting methods, raising the level of professional training of experts in relevant areas
  • collection, processing, consolidation, and analysis of statistical and other information on deaths related to the psychoactive substance use
  • monitoring of the drug and alcohol situation in Ukraine pursuant to the requirements of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction on the Drug-Related Deaths Indicator (data on death cases in terms of class and type of psychoactive substances, age group, gender, etc.)
  • participation in drafting the National Report on Drug and Alcohol Situation in Ukraine in terms of the Drug-Related Deaths Indicator
  • conducting profile information, analytical and research activities
  • assessing quality of input data applied in standard practice for mortality rates and deaths related to the psychoactive substance use
  • preparation of suggestions for improving legislation on deaths related to the psychoactive substance use
  • participation in drafting legislative acts within state drug and alcohol policy
  • participation in drafting state accreditation standards, as well as the standards, protocols, statistic accounting, and reporting forms for the drug treatment facilities

Recent news

Announcement on Updated Edition of the Statute

State Agency «Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» informs that the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine #2065 of 27 September 2021 approved the Statute of the Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» […]

Mental Health Visual Materials

Please find the Mental Health Visual Materials in the “Guidance Materials“ section to download.

64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Employees of the State Agency «Center for Mental Health and Monitoring Drugs and Alcohol of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» are attending the 64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, scheduled to run from 12 to 15 April. The Commission was set up by Resolution 9 (I) of the Economic and Social Council […]

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