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Whether it is binge drinking, smoking, drug or solvent abuse, you do not need to be a lone ranger in the fight against addiction. Seek support and help from these organisations to come up with a good treatment plan. Remember, a good strategic plan is half the battle won.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a self-funded, worldwide organisation that provides a platform for alcoholics to support each other in achieving sobriety.
Tel no: 6475 0890
Address: 1 Commonwealth Drive, Singapore 149603
Al-Anon family groups
The Al-Anon Family Groups offers help and support to families and friends of alcoholics.
The Singapore Al-Anon website has details of the Al-Anon Program and meeting schedules and venues.
Tel no: 9894 1201
National Addictions Management Service (NAMS)
The National Addictions Management Service (NAMS) provides treatment for a broad range of addictions, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling, gaming and others. Managed by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, patients will be thoroughly assessed to determine a treatment plan that best suits them. Located at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), NAMS includes the NAMS Clinic as its outpatient arm and the inpatient Serenity Centre which provides residential detoxification and rehabilitation services. NAMS also runs a satellite clinic at the Community Wellness Centre in Queenstown Polyclinic every Friday.
Our services include:
- Assessment and treatment of addictions by a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, counsellors, psychologists, nurses and medical social workers
- Individual, group and family therapy
- Addiction awareness talks for the community
- Training for healthcare and social service professionals
- Research on addictions
For enquiries: 6389 2000
For appointment: 6389 2200
All Addictions Helpline: 6-RECOVER (6-7326837)
National Problem Gambling Helpline: 1800-6-668-668
We Care community services
We Care Community Services is a non-profit organisation that provides services for individuals who are recovering from drug, alcohol, and gambling addictions. Support is also extended to their families.
Helplines: 6471 5346
Address: 620 Tiong Bahru Road Singapore 158789