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    Through different activities, the YES Initiative aims to empower youth by providing a sense of purpose, ownership and self-efficacy.

WHAT is the YES initiative?

The YES Initiative is an initiative by Clarity Singapore that aims to provide a platform for youths who may be at risk of or struggling with mental health conditions to be empowered through support and growth in their journey of living and leading meaningful lives.

YES Mission:

Forming communities in which youths with mental health conditions build resilience to live meaningful lives.

YES Vision: 

Empowering youths with mental health conditions to reach their potential.

Through different activities, the YES Initiative aims to empower youths by providing a sense of purpose, ownership and self-efficacy.

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Titled "Your Empowered Self" (YES), each component holds a meaning:

YourSense of ownership to define what encompasses living and leading meaningful lives.

EmpoweredYouths are equipped with tools and skills needed to embark on the journey towards self-efficacy and self-actualisation.

SelfRecognition and respect that each individual has unique needs and goals as a precursor to building relationships and living well in social communities.

 

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WHO can join the YES initiative?

Youths aged 18 to 30, at risk of or diagnosed with mental health conditions. 

The YES initiative aims to:

  • Provide early prevention, detection and intervention for youths with mental health conditions.
  • Foster community services as a support network for youths with mental conditions.
  • Promote positive mental wellbeing and enabling youths with mental health conditions to thrive independently.

 

The YES Initiative consists of:

Individual Psychotherapy

In our individual psychotherapy sessions, you will work together with a therapist over a series of sessions to learn ways to better manage and cope with your condition.

#BLOOM Group Programme

In this 8-week psychoeducational group programme, you will join other youths to learn more about mental wellness by exploring topics such as finding strengths, coping with stress, regulating emotions and managing relationships.

Mental Health Workshops

We organise and conduct 3-session workshops on various mental health-related topics.

Interest Group

In our bi-weekly interest group sessions, you will join other youths to participate in discussions and activities related to our monthly themes such as ‘Gratitude’, ‘Perseverance’, ‘Reflection’ and ‘Celebration’.

Social Media Engagement

On our Instagram account @theyesinitiative, you will find mental health-related contents and updates on our programmes and services. We also have a microsite dedicated to youths titled Celebrating Courageous Lives - courageouslives.wixsite.com/clarity, where you can read inspiring stories of courage and hope and obtain information and resourcesSpread the word about the YES Initiative!

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  • Follow us on Instagram @theYESinitiative and Facebook @ClaritySG
  • Join us as a #volunteer

 

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