Dr Lee is a Psychiatrist and a Senior Consultant at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Singapore. At IMH, he holds multiple appointments including the Vice- Chairman Medical Board (Clinical); the Programme Director of National Addictions Management Service (NAMS); the Head of the Emergency Services; and the Programme Director of Mobile Crisis Service.
A fellow with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Psychiatry) since 2003 he is also a Council Member of the College of Psychiatrists since 2017 and the Chairman of the Section of Addiction Psychiatry since 2018. He is also a member of the Singapore Medical Council's Complaints Panel since 2012.
Dr Lee is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Adjunct Associate Professor at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University.
Dr Lee is currently the Vice President of the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and the immediate past President of the Silver Ribbon Singapore (SRS). He is also a board member of the National Council for Social Service (NCSS) since 2014. He was the immediate President of the Singapore Psychiatric Association (SPA).
Dr Lee received the National Day Award, Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2019. He was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 2018 and is an accredited Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre since November 2018. He is a recipient of the 2014 National Healthcare Group (NHG) Distinguished Achievement Award. He also received the Public Service (PS21) Star Service Award in 2010 and the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2008.
WE CARE has started a new support group called “Family and Friends Support Group”. Facilitated by WE CARE counsellors, this group is meant for spouses, partners, family members or friends affected by an addicted loved one.
"Family & Friends" teaches effective strategies for self-care and how to cope with the recovering addict. The support group focuses on changing the way you interact with the recovering loved one. Using the CRAFT Model and SMART Recovery tools, we will touch on important topics that family members and friends experience, including:
The goals for "Family & Friends" are
"Family & Friends" is scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7pm to 830pm, at WE CARE, Wisdom Room.
The group has been meeting since August 2018 but you can join in at any time.
If you are an affected family member or friend and you wish to attend "Family & Friends", contact Sida at 3165 8017 or NoorSida@wecare.org.sg 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 is an ongoing closed group and caters to individuals with a history of addiction. Interested participants are required to undergo a clinical intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, please email email@example.com
When : Every Thursday 3.00pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Serenity Room at WE CARE
Mindfulness For Recovery
Mindfulness for Recovery is an open group to learn and practice mindfulness. Mindfulness helps participants to break away from their own destructive habitual patterns. All facilitators have personal experience practising mindfulness. This group is catered for people with a history of addictions, reactive behaviours and/or mood disorders.
When : Friday, 630pm to 730pm
Venue: Courage Room at WE CARE Community Services
To register: call 3165 8017 or email firstname.lastname@example.org