During an empowering personal strength exercise, Shanti* got feedback about her "elegant voice". Using this feedback, the young lady envisioned herself as a presenter when she turned 18. This dream gave her more drive to excel in her studies, one less reason to experiment with drugs or join street gangs......
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The Amazing WE CARE Race 2016 is a fundraising and adventure event. This race, held for the second consecutive year, help raise funds to support individual and families suffering from all forms of addictions. This year a total of 26 teams with 126 participants took part.
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Staying away from alcohol, gambling and drugs for one whole year is an incredible achievement. It requires courage, commitment and effort. This year 8 individuals from our Drop-in Centre, crossed their 12-month milestone – “The First Year Finishers”.
In recognition of their success WE CARE had a celebration on 1st June 2016.
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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