Thematic Meeting in Bangalore (India) 6th April 2017

Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) for Alcohol problems

Organised by Centre for Addiction Medicine and Centre for Public Health, and INEBRIA


Welcome and Overview – Dr Vivek Benegal, Prof.  of Psychiatry, NIMHANS
Inaugural remarks 1 – Prof S K Chaturvedi, I/c Director, NIMHANS
Inaugural remarks 2 – Sven Andréasson, President INEBRIA
Inaugural remarks 3 – Dr Prashanth Mathur, Director, NCDIR – ICMR
Screening and brief intervention (SBI), what is it?
Overview of alcohol related problems in India – Dr Vivek Benegal
Community experiences
Approaches to training: Brief presentations
Special situation – Occupational Health
Refreshments and breakout into groups
  • How should early identification be done?
  • How can brief advice be given?
  • How should dependent patients be managed by non-specialists?
Reports from group discussions [Moderators: Dr Sven and Dr Arun]
Way forward: Panel discussion [Moderators: Dr Girish and INEBRIA]