Rappler's latest stories on mental health
Zena Bernardo has clinical depression. But what makes her depression even more difficult is that it is something three whole generations of her family experience.
The place they call 'sa loob' is one of the most affordable places to go for psychiatric consultations
The province records 67 deaths due to suicide from January to September 2019
The hormones keep flooding into my brain long after the thing that made me sad or angry has gone. I can literally feel the hormones flooding in.
The singer talks about his mental health struggles on Instagram
Selena Gomez shares her mental health struggles after accepting the McLean Award, a yearly distinction given to individuals who have 'raised awareness about mental health'
A day after World Suicide Prevention Day, the actor talks about his own mental health struggles and attempts at taking his own life
During the Manila stop of his tour, one fan talks about how Mike Shinoda's music – and his struggles – helped him overcome his too
'Despite progress, one person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide,' says the World Health Organization, insisting that 'every death is a tragedy for family, friends and colleagues'
Mental health professional Eric Beeson states, 'We’re all a few life experiences away from a major mental health crisis whether we like to admit it or not'
PRESS RELEASE: The series is specifically targeted towards women and the LGBTQ+ community who have suffered from mental health issues due to social factors
The majority of people know at least one person who may be dealing with a mental health illness or even unstable mental health. But what do we really know about it?
The Department of Health says it will continue to support advocacies upholding the rights of Filipinos living with mental health conditions, despite its withdrawal of support to Hopeline
'Our Anton was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. I remember crying, but not a lot. From denial, I went straight to acceptance,' says Nonie Tobias-Azores
This psychologist offers 6 ways people can reduce the harm social media can do to their mental health
'We effectively dismiss their ideas at a time when we should be cultivating their dreams, empowering their choices, and guiding their trajectory'
Police say the 88-year-old man and his wife were visiting their grandson at the mental health facility when the incident happened
'The hotline aims to send a message to those with mental health issues that they are not alone. It's okay to not be okay,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III
The 36-year-old actress and mental health advocate wishes to put her BS Psychology degree to good use after graduation
Contrary to typical cultural representations of lawyers, such as those typified by Suits, lawyers are not superhuman. Our research – and that of others – has indicated that this as a dangerous assumption to make.
Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey are working on an 'enlightening, inclusive and honest' documentary series on mental health with Apple
There is an expectation that having a baby will result in the rosy glow of motherhood. But postnatal depression can leave many women with a persistent feeling of deep sadness, and a loss of interest in life.
Most agree that psychopaths are remorseless people who lack empathy for others. But in recent years, much of this debate has centered on the relevance of one particular personality trait: boldness.
'Cyber Brain' is about man’s overdependence on technology in a highly-digitized world and how it affects people’s state of mind
'At this point, masaya ako,' says Jessy who sees 2019 as a 'crucial' year for her
Khizar Hayat, a 55-year-old former police officer, was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2008
Shrink those distorting brain bubbles and build realistic connections to enrich life’s simple pleasures
The app monitors how you type, tap, and scroll in other apps to assess the state of your mental health
Having a mental illness does not indicate a weakness of character or that someone is broken. It is an illness that requires medical attention.
Now a devoted Christian, Baron Geisler seems to have come a long way from his problematic past
Getting rid of the stigma towards mental illness starts with you
Many local celebs have used their powerful influence to spread awareness about mental health
The growing evidence for nutritional psychiatry suggests that general practitioners and mental health professionals should now seriously consider including dietary counseling for patients who are at risk of depression
With an increase in mental illnesses and suicide cases among the youth, experts say everyone has a crucial role to play in fostering mental wellness
Rappler speaks to psychiatrists, psychologists, and life coaches who say mental health illnesses and suicide cases among the youth have drastically increased
'Hindi po siya biro kasi ang dami ko pong pinagdaanan,' says the actor and TV host
'But I think when you have the perfect support team around you and you don't let it eat you up inside, you'll be able to get through it'
The singer shares her mental health struggles on Instagram
The singer opens up about her mental health issues on Instagram
But the World Health Organization stops short of lumping the condition together with addictive behaviors like substance abuse or gambling
The Julia Buencamino project wants to build a community where kids dealing with mental illness can express themselves, without fear of judgment
Psychiatrist Dr June Caridad Pagaduan-Lopez believes mental health education will help communities in disaster resilience
Representing the Philippines, the team of Where There Is Hope will be highlighting their advocacy for mental health awareness at the United Nations Youth Assembly this coming August
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'We say goodbye to taboo, superstition, and myths about mental health issues now that services are made accessible for all citizens,' says Akbayan spokesperson Gio Tingson
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(2nd UPDATE) 'Help is finally here,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros, author and principal sponsor of the landmark measure that provides affordable and accessible mental health services