With the rise in ownership of mobile phones and technology, the internet is closely intertwined with our daily lives. For some individuals, the compulsive use of Internet and Gaming affects their
academics, career and/or important relationships. WE CARE has introduced an Internet & Gaming Addiction (IGA) Intervention Programme, which is a structured individual therapy programme designed for people experiencing compulsive internet use or/and gaming. Counselling is provided by trained addiction specialists.
About 150 volunteers and race participants were up and about in the wee hours of Saturday morning to take part in the 3rd edition of the Amazing WE CARE Race. There were many whacky contestants on the field in fascinating costumes that only added to the vibrancy of the day.Read more
Climbing a mountain is hard work. When the going gets tough, we draw inspiration from the summit ahead. Conquering the peak is a reason for celebration. But some of us face the challenge of climbing out of a deep valley, which is tougher. Especially since the valley below is a constant reminder of our past. This led WE CARE to start the First Year Finisher awards in the year 2016. This award is a celebration of the recovery journey and to recognise the hard work of all the members, volunteers, family and friends.Read more
WE CARE Community Services invites you and your fiends to come and be part of a unique and fun-filled team challenge across some of Singapore's iconic locations - and all for an excellent cause. Your participation in this urban adventure will help WE CARE raise funds to support families and those affected by drugs, alcohol, and other compulsive behaviors like gambling, gaming and shopping. This year's theme is 'Art-in-motion'. Bring your team spirit. Clear exciting art-based challenges to win points. Finish on time.
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Family & Friends Support Group *new*
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org