Do you have a problem with alcohol, drugs, gambling, gaming/internet or other addictions? Having such a problem can be a struggle for anyone. When the behaviour is an addiction, a concerted and structured approach is needed to help get your life back on track before the problem spins out of control, affecting you and your family.
The National Addictions Management Service (NAMS) provides outpatient treatment for a broad range of addictions, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling, internet/gaming and others, and has an inpatient facility (Serenity Centre) for patients who need detoxification or rehabilitation. NAMS also runs two satellite clinics in IMH's Community Wellness Clinics (CWCs) in Queenstown and Geylang.
At NAMS, we conduct many different programmes and support groups for patients to equip them with the skills and knowledge in managing their addiction. We also run separate groups for their families to come together to share their experiences and learn from each other in their journey towards recovery.
Patient-related information at a glance. Be familiarised with the overall experience at NAMS, from the point of registration to making payment. Find answers
to a list of frequently asked questions here.
Your source for addiction-related news, articles and events.
Our research team aims to promote the best evidence-based care for our patients and other affected individuals
by studying addiction and its related problems.
Try out the various self-assessment tools to find out if you are at risk of developing alcohol or gambling addiction.
Download educational materials or watch video clips of some of our recovering patients' experiences and sharing by our healthcare professionals.
The Addiction Recovery College provides a range of cources, workshops and resources for public and persons recovering from addictions or addiction-related issues and their families. ARC also customises curriculum for professionals and practitioners working in the field of addictions.
His mind was on gambling even when he was at work. Saddled with mounting debts, He sought treatment at NAMS and found the encouragement from his peers in the support group useful in his recovery.
Faced with business failure and family problems, she drank to numb her pain. When she passed out one day from heavy drinking, her family sought treatment for her.
When your child crosses the healthy limit playing internet and computer games, he needs professional help to stop his internet/gaming addiction from ruining his life.
He was cheating, lying and stealing to feed his drug addiction. Then he had enough after many years of taking drugs and decided to get treatment at NAMS.
Communicate with our para-counsellors on gambling issues in real-time via this online web-counselling service from 8am to 11pm.
Big or small, any help makes a difference. Studies have shown that helping others makes us feel good. By volunteering, you make new friends with shared interests and broaden your support network.
So if you are ready to be a volunteer, click here for more information.
Find out more about your gambling behavior.
This workbook is available in both English and Chinese.
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