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.
WE CARE is starting a new ongoing support group called “Family and Friends Support Group”. This ongoing weekly group is conducted by WE CARE counsellors. It is meant for spouses, lovers, parent, lovers , children or friends affected by an addicted loved one.
"Family & Friends" teaches effective strategies for self care and coping with addiction. The support group focuses on changing the way you interact with the addicted loved one. "Family & Friends" is based on the CRAFT Model & SMART Recovery tools. We will touch on important topics that family members tend to experience, like
The goals for "Family & Friends" are
"Family & Friends" is scheduled on every Thursday, 7pm to 830pm, at WE CARE. The first session will start on 16 August 2018. This will replace the FREE workshop wef now.
If you are an affected family member or friend and you wish to attend "Family & Friends", contact Alex (6547 5459 or email@example.com) to register.
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Conact Raj @ 6547 5459 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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. All facilitators are registered SMART Recovery Facilitators.
SMART Recovery Details
Day: Every Thursday
Timing: 300pm to 430pm
Venue: WE CARE, 11 Jalan Ubi
SMART is an ongoing closed group & is catered for individuals with a history of addictions. Interested participants are required to undergo a clinical intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, please email to email@example.com