Police eye suicide in fisherman’s death in Carmen town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in the town of Carmen, Cebu are now considering suicide as the possible cause of death of a fisherman in Barangay Dawis Norte on Monday afternoon, July 11, 2022. The fisherman, identified…

Man found hanging from a building in Colon remains unidentified

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police and the city’s disaster risk reduction and management office personnel are still clueless as to the cause of death of the still-unidentified man seen hanging from a building in downtown Cebu…

Break the stigma: Coping with mental health issues

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Break the stigma. This was what Karlo Cabahug of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, told the public following the reported attempted suicide of a 24-year-old female from Barangay Mabolo…

Sacred showers

Cherry Salazar - @inquirerdotnet 11/11/2021

Trigger warning: mention of suicide The year was 1996. I had asked my parents for a younger sister because I wanted someone to look after. When she was born, I remember my Ate and me peeking through…

Pregnant woman jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge, lands on passenger ship

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A woman died after she jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Wednesday noon, October 20, 2021, police said. Cebu Daily News Digital is withholding the identity of the…

Remember these steps when dealing with negative thoughts

Mary Jhudielle Gicale 09/30/2021

Trigger Warning: This contains information that may be triggering to readers with similar experiences. Have you ever thought about how your life isn’t worth living? Are you in a stressful situation and imagine you didn’t feel anything…

Man plunges to death from 19th floor, police say there’s no foul play

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investigators rule out foul play over the death of a 20-year-old man who reportedly jumped off from the 19th floor of a building located at 13th Avenue, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City, past 9…

Mental health, suicide hotline calls up in 1Q 2021 — DOH

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 03/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The number of individuals who have called the hotlines of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) for mental health concerns, including suicide, amid the COVID-19 pandemic has almost doubled in the first quarter…

Cop shoots alleged girlfriend, self in Talisay precinct

Immae Lachica, Paul Lauro 10/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A cop shot dead his alleged girlfriend and then himself inside a Police Community Precinct in Bulacao, Talisay City on Tuesday morning, October 20, 2020. The cop was identified as Police Lieutenant Praxilo Albiso,…

Learners’ deaths prompt DepEd-7 chief’s appeal

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) director has appealed to students or learners to seek the help of their parents or teachers if they have problems in answering their learning modules.…

Young woman allegedly raped by kin found dead in north Cebu town

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in a northern Cebu town are encouraging those, who are victims of sexual abuse or rape, to visit the police station and report the incident. The northern town’s acting police chief made…

On World Suicide Prevention Day, CHR warns of brewing mental health pandemic

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 09/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Coinciding with the marking of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) warned on Thursday that a mental health pandemic is “brewing” as the government is busy finding ways to beat…

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