Seek help if you are suffering from depression – Cabahug

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/26/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – An official in Mandaue City is encouraging individuals who have problems or suffering from depression to seek help and contact the Mandaue City Health Office. Karlo Cabahug, assistant department head of the City…

Shock in France over boy’s suicide after homophobic bullying

Agence France Presse 01/14/2023

Metz, France — The suicide of a 13-year-old French boy who was subjected to homophobic bullying at school has prompted expressions of shock in the country and warnings that homophobia kills. Prosecutors have opened an investigation into…

Search continues for man who jumped off ship on Christmas eve

Paul Lauro 12/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Search and rescue operations continue for a male passenger who jumped from a ship bound for Cagayan de Oro at dawn on Saturday, December 24, 2022. The Philippine Coast Guard District Central Visayas…

Mandaue police probe death of nursing student inside school campus

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) continues to investigate the cause of the death of the 19-year-old male nursing student inside one of the schools in the city. The incident happened at past…

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…

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