Dr. Lim is a psychiatrist with 34 years of experience in psychiatric practice. He is presently the Consultant Psychiatrist at Raffles Hospital. Prior to his current appointment at Raffles Hospital, Dr. Lim was Consultant Psychiatrist at Woodbridge Hospital, and Forensic psychiatrist at Changi Prison Hospital. He started the Alcohol Addiction programme in WH and was Head of its Alcohol Addiction Unit. He also served as Psychiatrist to Prisons and Drug Rehabilitation Centres, as well as a Visiting Consultant for the Community Addiction Programme of IMH.
Dr. Lim has served as President of the Singapore Psychiatric Association and Vice-Chairman of the Psychiatric Chapter of the Academy of Medicine. He is a Council Member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).
On the academic front, Dr. Lim added greatly to the field of knowledge in alcohol addiction and drug abuse, having presented papers on these areas at medico-legal seminars. He is a Teaching fellow at the NUH Dept of Psychological Medicine. He was an International Fellow on Addiction at the University of Minnesota Addiction Program on a HMDP Fellowship as well as Hazelden Foundation, USA.
SMART stands for Self-Management & Recovery Training. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.
SMART Recovery dates
Day: Every Thursday
Timing:230pm to 430pm
Venue: WE CARE, 11 Jalan Ubi
SMART is catered for individuals with a history of addictions. Interested participants are required to undergo a clincial intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, register below or email email@example.com
Mindfulness For Recovery
Mindfulness for Recovery is an open group to learn and practice mindfulness. Mindful practice aims to help participants to break away from their own destructive habitual patterns. All facilitators have personal experience practising mindfulness.
This group is catered for people with a history of addictions, reactive behaviours and/or mood disorders
Every Friday, 615pm to 730pm
Venue: WE CARE Community Services
To register: call 6547 5459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Families in Recovery through Education and Empowerment
FREE stands for Families in Recovery through Education and Empowerment. FREE is a workshop for the family members of addicted ones.
Date: Every 2nd Monday of the Month except Public Holiday
Upcoming workshop: 8 Jan 2018
Timing: 7pm to 9pm
Venue: WE CARE
To sign up, call WE CARE at 6547-5459. No payment is required for this programme.