About Us

ISSUP Ukraine will be managed by the Institute of Psychiatry, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (http://www.univ.kiev.ua/en/) in line with its principles of mission, values and vision.

The main activities of the Institute include scientific and research activity; expert activity (in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry); outpatient treatment of mental health disorders and addictions; training courses (for psychiatrists and addiction psychiatrists); postgraduate and doctoral training for medical doctors in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry, Family doctors; international cooperation; cooperation with the Ministry of Health, other state and non-governmental organizations involved in the protection of mental health. Recent research was dedicated to studying addiction problems among veterans and primary care patients using psychoactive substances. The Department is also involved in the organization and provision of postgraduate training courses in Addiction Psychiatry for medical doctors. Most of the specialists from the Department of Addiction Psychiatry also perform clinical work with patients who have problems related to substance use.

Our aims:

ISSUP Ukraine is a membership organisation, developing a professional workforce with the competencies and skills required to deliver high quality, evidence-based, ethical prevention and treatment services

  • Represent the international and Ukrainian communities of substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support professionals

  • Develop and deliver knowledge systems for evidence-based prevention, treatment and recovery support

  • Provide opportunities for and access to training, education, and credentials

  • Offer communication and networking opportunities taking place online and at ISSUP events

Our team: 

Iryna Pinchuk

Director, Institute of Psychiatry, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv MD, Ph.D., Prof.  

irina [dot] pinchuk0311 [at] gmail [dot] com

Aleksey Kolodezhny

Institute of Psychiatry, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Head of the Scientific Organization and Methodological Department, UCA ATTC Technical Assistant

kolodezhny [at] ukr [dot] net

Serhii Boltonosov 

University Clinic, MD, Psychiatrist

ballister [at] ukr [dot] net

Nataliia Atamanchuk

UCA ATTC Technical Assistant, Lawyer

atamanataly [at] gmail [dot] com

Our Partners: 

  1. University Clinic of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv http://www.univ.kiev.ua/en/departments/uc

  2. Ukrainian Psychiatric Assosiation http://ukrpsychiatry.org/

  3. Ukraine ATTC-HIV https://attcnetwork.org/centers/ukraine-hiv-attc/home

  4. National Psychological Association https://npa-ua.org/en/hello-2/

  5. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education https://nmapo.edu.ua/en/

  6. The Lviv National Medical University http://new.meduniv.lviv.ua/en/   

  7. And… we are always open to new partnerships! 

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