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Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

The State Institution “Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” (hereinafter the Institute) is a state research institution; the state specialized institution for forensic psychiatric examinations of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine; the authorized agency for monitoring drug situation in Ukraine and exercising organizational and methodical function in mental health care provision. The Institute is a state-owned agency that is administered by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and reports to it.

The Institute is a state-funded non-profit agency that is administered by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, acting as its Authorized Governing Authority. The Institute was established as the Ukrainian branch of the All-Union Research Institute of General and Forensic Psychiatry named after V.P. Serbskyi (Order of the Ministry of Health of the USSR No. 548 of 16.05.1984).

The Institute is the legal successor of the State Institution “Centre for Mental Health and Monitoring of Drugs and Alcohol of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”, according to the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 1584 of 29.07.2021 “On the Reorganization of the State Institution “Centre for Mental Health and Monitoring of Drugs and Alcohol of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”.

The above Centre was established according to the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 268 of 11 May 2006 “On the Organization of Work on Monitoring of Alcohol and Drug Situation in Ukraine” under the instruction of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 14297/1-05 of 29 March 2005. The Centre was the legal successor of the State Institution “Ukrainian Psychiatric Hospital with Rigorous Surveillance of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”, according to the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 1673 of 14 September 2018 “On the Reorganization of the State Institution “Ukrainian Psychiatric Hospital with Rigorous Surveillance of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”.

Over the course of its lifetime, the Institute has changed its name several times:

  • Kyiv Research Institute of General and Forensic Psychiatry of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 160 of 11.11.1991);
  • Ukrainian Research Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 231 of 12.12.1995);
  • Ukrainian Research Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Addictions of Ministry of Health of Ukraine (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 40 of 01.03.2000);
  • State Institution “Research Institute of Psychiatry of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 1462 of 07.08.2018).

The Institute is governed by the Constitution of Ukraine, the laws of Ukraine, decrees of the President of Ukraine and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, other regulations, as well as any orders issued by the Authorized Governing Authority and the present Statute pending final approval by the Authorized Governing Authority.

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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» […]

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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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