India

Ecolink Institute successfully completes six batches for UTC full course

The Ecolink Institute based in India and an approved training provider of the Colombo Plan has successfully completed six (6) international batches for UTC Curriculum 1-8 and initiated to ICAP Credentialing Examination. The students draw from mostly private SUD treatment centers and those practicing as mental health professionals already. Most participants are from professional backgrounds with their qualifications in Psychology, social work or recovery background. The Institute has trained more than 250 students from 20

Addiction treatment in India: Legal, ethical and professional concerns reported in the media

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Joseph S, Hemalatha K. Addiction treatment in India: Legal, ethical and professional concerns reported in the media. Indian J Med Ethics. 2021 Oct-Dec;VI(4):306-313. doi: 10.20529/IJME.2021.030. PMID: 34666979.
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Abstract: As per the Magnitude of Substance Use in India 2019 survey report, over 57 million of the Indian population is in need of professional help for alcohol use disorders and around 7.7 million for opioid use disorders.

Universal Treatment Curriculum in Tamil (C-1 & 2)

Mangalore, India (Onine Live sessions), India,

Ecolink Institute is  organizing an online training on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder in Tamil language for the Tamil speaking SUD practitioners around the glove, especially from Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and India. Initially, the course is limited to only Curriculum 1 & 2 and the full course may be offered in future. Global Trainer, Dr.Thirumagal V will be the key resource person.