With the rise 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 career and relationships. Our programme help them to understand, manage and stop compulsive Internet use, Video and Mobile Gaming.
At WE CARE, we provide accessible and affordable professional help for individuals and families struggling with various forms of addictions. We provide a safe environment for the individual and family to work on their issues and effect long-lasting change
Do you or someone you know:
Adapted from Young, 1998
Help & Treatment
If you find yourself gaming or surfing the net excessively, seeking professional help early can help to reduce the harmful consequences and social & economic costs of problem gambling.
Screening - The aim of the initial session is to identify the presence of excessive gaming and/or problematic internet use problems and any negative consequences. Any other existing mental health conditions are screened for in order to provide a deeper understanding of the client.
Assessment - This is a comprehensive understanding of the severity and depth of the excessive gaming and problematic internet use in the context of the client life's situation. The individual's strengths, weaknesses, problems and needs are accounted in order to collaborate an effective solution. A discussion of potential risks is also integrated into the treatment planning.
Treatment Planning + Counselling - The treatment plan is tailored to the client's needs. Immediate and long-term goals are established. A discussion of WE CARE's holistic services is included in the treatment planning.
The Internet & Gaming Addiction (IGA) Intervention Programme is a structured therapy programme designed for people with internet or/and gaming addictions. Counselling is provided by trained addiction specialists.
Basic programme components:
Depending on needs, some clients may require further sessions after the initial phase of programme.
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If you or someone you know exhibit the abovedmentioned symptoms, no matter how mild or severe, we strongly encourage you to make an appointment with us. Call 6547 5459 or email: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
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