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Singapore - Mental Health

Singapore American Community Action Council (SACAC)
Counselling and Community Programs
c/o American Club
21 Scotts Road
Singapore
228219
Tel: + 65  6733 9249
Fax: + 65  6733 9321
Email: sacaccomprog@pacific.net.sg
SACAC has a team of experienced professional counsellors who can help with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress reduction, relationships and much more. Workshops are held on topics like marital enrichment, parenting and lifestyle issues are also held. There is a library of 500 books on topics related to mental health, parenting and relationships. The following discussion groups also meet regularly:
- Adoptive Families Group
- Learning Differences Group
- Mental Health Committee- for mental health professionals working in Singapore
- Community Task Force for Healthy Teen Choices (CTFT)

Supportive Parents and Resource conferences (SPARC)
12 Oakwood Grove
Singapore
738233
Tel: + 65  6365 1108
Fax: + 65 6368 5661
Email: sparc@pacific.net.sg
SPARC holds workshops on topics related to children and their relationships with each other and adults. Examples of some seminar topics are: “Bullies and Victims”, “Anger Management”and Crisis Management”.

Other mental health facilities in Singapore are:
Adam Road Hospital
19 Adam Rd
Singapore
289891
Tel: + 65 6466 7777
Fax: + 65 6467-0254
Website: http://www.pachealthholdings.com/arh/
Adam Road Hostpital is a private psychiatric hospital with a multi-disciplinary, mental health care team of psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors. There is also a child and adolescent psychiatry unit.

Mount Elizabeth Charter Behavioural Health Services
Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Level 10
3 Mt Elizabeth
Singapore
228510
Tel: + 65 6737 2666/1 800 738 9595
Mount Elizabeth treats children and adults with emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric disorders and addictions. A team of counsellors, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists work in both the in-patient and out-patient programs.

Woodbridge Hospital and Institute of Mental Health
10 Buangkok View
Singapore
539747
Tel: + 65 6385 0411
Website: http://www.imh.com.sg/ 
This government hospital offers a full range of psychiatric services including an alcoholic treatment center.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Voicemail: + 65 6475 0890
Website: http://www.alanonsinga.tripod.com/alanonsinga/id5.html

Al-Anon
Voicemail: +65 6234 1296
Website: http://www.alanonsinga.tripod.com/
A worldwide organization that offers a self-help recovery program for the families and friends of alcoholics. 
  
Samaritans of Singapore
24 hr Hotline: 1 800 221 4444
Website: www.samaritans.org.sg
Suicide Prevention & Crisis Line Tel:

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH)
Tollfree Hotline 1 800 283 7019
 
Aware (Association of Women for Action and Research)
Tollfree Hotline: 1 800 774 5935

Volunteer counsellors are available for women to discuss any problems or issues.
Also, AWARE offers a once a month legal clinic with volunteer lawyers and face to face counselling.
Monday to Friday 4pm to 10pm, closed on public holidays  

Dyslexia Association of Singapore
DAS Learning Centre (Redhill)
New Town Primary School
402 Commonwealth Drive
Blk A #03-01
Singapore
149599
Tel: + 65  6475 9535
Fax: + 65 6476 2597
Email: enquiry@das.org.sg
Website: http://www.das.org.sg/

Down Syndrome Association
Blk 17A, Telok Blangah Crescent, #01-270
Singapore
091017
Tel: + 65 6278 3907
Fax: + 65 6278 3908
E-mail: nc0156@starhub.net.sg

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