The Department of Addictology was established by merging the Department for Addiction Treatment and Addictology Center.
The Dependency Management Department is focused on the treatment of substance abuse and gambling, the treatment of dual disorders (a combination of addiction to addictive substance and other mental disorders). It also provides family therapy for addictive diseases. The Center for Addictology focuses on research into substance use and activities that can lead to addictive behavior and on research and development of new approaches in the prevention, treatment and social reintegration of disabled people. The core activities of the Center for Addictology include three areas: