SHS-G Batch ’99 Empowers Children’s Mental Health through Thought-Provoking Fundraiser Talk

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Sacred Heart Hijas-Girls Batch 1999 will be having their 25th homecoming ceremony in 2024. To mark their silver year, the batch orchestrated a thought-provoking fundraising event on Saturday, October 14, which curated…

Cebu City Health Dep’t should have program for suicide prevention — dad

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department should have a program for crisis intervention and suicide prevention to help those going through a mental health crisis. Councilor Rey Gealon wanted this to happen as he…

How to protect your mental health while reading news on war

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reading news about war can sometimes take a toll on people’s mental health. When news about the Israel-Hamas war broke online, people who are reading information online could have had mixed emotions, especially…

Tips to lift your mood during those stressful times at work

Niña Mae Oliverio and Jessa Ngojo 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Here are some tips for balancing work and personal life to be able to stay both happy and productive. It is all about keeping your mind and body in good shape while doing…

Mental health must be top priority, says Cebu clinical psychologist

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Our mental health takes a beating in a fast-paced environment. Unfortunately, most people are never aware of this. In an interview with a clinical psychologist in Cebu City, she shared with CDN Digital…

Mental health woes: DOH-7 urges public to call hotlines when they need help

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas encourages those, who feel down or depressed or who want someone to talk to, to call the health agency’s hotlines (see photo for the hotline numbers)…

Mandaue eyes full implementation of Mental Health Ordinance in brgys, workplaces

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/07/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Psychological intervention programs and mental health advocacies will already be made available in the 27 barangays and different workplaces in Mandaue City with the full implementation of the city’s Mental Health Ordinance. The…

‘No evidence’ Facebook harms well-being says global study

08/12/2023

There is “no evidence” that the growth in using Facebook led to “widespread psychological harm”, the largest independent scientific study on the topic concluded Wednesday, contradicting previous analyses and widespread perceptions. The probe by the University of…

NBA: Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio takes mental health break

08/06/2023

Spain’s Ricky Rubio of the Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Saturday that he was taking a break from his NBA career to “take care of my mental health.” His decision comes a few weeks before the Basketball World…

Mother and son hacked to death by relative in Asturias, Cebu

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 07/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 66-year-old woman and her 31-year-old son were allegedly hacked to death by a relative on Friday afternoon, July 14. The incident happened at about 4 p.m. in a mountain barangay in Asturias…

DepEd 7 chief: 100 guidance counselors needed for schools in Central Visayas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Many schools in Central Visayas currently do not have guidance counselors. This is according to an official of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7). Without specifying the particular schools in need…

Ordinance establishing CCMC behavioral health unit passed

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City now has an ordinance establishing a behavioral health unit at the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). The city council unanimously approved, on third and final reading, on Wednesday, May 10, 2023,…

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