Over 200 people attended the event, which was graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr Edward Chia, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Timbre Group and a strong advocate and supporter of initiatives that engage and nurture youths to fulfil their dreams and potential.
Youths, including youths from SAMH YouthReach and SAMH Creative SAY!, put up song, music and dance performances, showcasing their many different talents. The event also featured prolific youth personalities, Gary Lau, Chia Xun An and Paralympian Yap Qian Yin, who inspired with their sharing of their personal experiences in using passionate pursuits to overcome adversities in life.
Dr Francis Yeoh, President of SAMH, said, “As a leading community mental health agency in Singapore, we are delighted to be organising YOUth Alive! this year. We hope for YOUth Alive! to serve as a platform where youths feel empowered to make a difference in the world, regardless of their backgrounds”.