Dr Jared Ng

Medical Director, Senior Consultant, Psychiatrist

education Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master of Medicine (Psychiatry), National University of Singapore
  • Master in Public Health, Harvard University
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

age group Age groups

Older adults

specialty Areas of interest

Child & Adolescent Mental Health
ADHD (Children & Adults)
Military Psychiatry
Emergency & Crisis Mental Health
Population Mental Health

language Languages


Founded CMH based on over 20 years of experience

Extensive clinical experience having served as programme director of community mental health and crisis response programmes, and as consultant-in-charge of the child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric service at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH)

Making significant strides in mental health care through leadership roles and initiatives

Served as founding chief of the Department of Emergency & Crisis Care at IMH and supported mental health care for migrant workers in Singapore through Project Dawn, in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower

Caring for diverse populations and age groups

Expertise in providing mental health care for individuals across various walks of life, with past experiences ranging from Boston Children’s Hospital to a war hospital in Afghanistan

Improving mental health literacy for future generations

Previously an adjunct assistant professor at medical schools in Singapore and currently an educator at the School of Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University

Shaping healthier communities

Deeply involved in local volunteer work and committed to addressing mental health challenges on a wider scale

Hospital accreditations

Accredited with admission rights to trusted local hospitals

  • Infectious Disease Book Prize, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
  • Letter of Commendation from Tentara Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian Armed Forces)
  • Singapore Armed Forces Good Service Medal
  • International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Medal
  • SAF Overseas Medal for Medical Service to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
  • National Healthcare Group Excellence in Action Award (EIAA)
  • MSF Long-Service Award 2021
  • Friends of MSF Award
  • MOE Service to Education Award
  • The Commendation Medal, National Awards (COVID-19)
Selected publications
  • Teo David Choon Liang, Jared Ng, Soo Shuenn Chiang, Kwan Shuyi Charmaine, Tan Weng Mooi, Ho Chih Wei Sally, Peh Lai Huat Andrew (2022). The Ecosystem of Community Mental Health in Singapore. The Singapore Family Physician. SFP2022; 48(4): 54-59
  • Andrew Lai Huat Peh, Gilbert Choon Seng Tan, Winnie Shok Wen Soon, Benjamin Soon Min Cheah, Jared Wei Lik Ng (2021) Psychiatry in primary care and training: a Singapore perspective. Singapore Med J 2021; 62(5): 210-212
  • Jared Ng, Manne Sjöstrand, Nir Eyal, Adding Lithium to Drinking Water for Suicide Prevention—The Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Volume 12, Issue 3, November 2019, Pages 274–286
  • Harper, G., Parry, P., Ng, J., Seshadri,S. (2015) Psychopharmacology for Children and Adolescents: A Paradigm Shift. In Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives. ISBN-10: 8132236173.
  • Ng, J. W., Kwan, R., & Cheok, C. C. (2014). Clinical and Functional Outcomes in Young Adult Males With ADHD. J Atten Disord. doi: 10.1177/1087054714548034
  • Cheok, C., Ng Jared (2014) Military Psychiatry. In Sim, K. et al (eds) ‘Essential Guide to Psychiatry’. Singapore, Pearson Publishing.