Rappler's latest stories on mental health
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
The singer tells Essence magazine that she has found joy after giving birth to her son Eissa last year
Countries torn apart by conflict, such as Sri Lanka, are among the most affected, while South Korea and Japan are on the top of the list of industrialized countries dealing with high suicide rates
You are not alone. You do not deserve to be judged, hurt, or be called derogatory names. You deserve to belong and be acknowledged.
The recent deaths of food journalist Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade have sparked calls to strengthen mental health policies worldwide
Unless we recognize that mental health is as important as physical health, we will keep losing more people. And it is getting harder to ignore it.
(UPDATED) Andy Spade says Kate has been seeking help for depression and anxiety for the last 5 years
Please reach out now. You do not have to suffer alone. Others are pulling for you and you must find them.
'Love yourself, be compassionate, give yourself time. Welcome it. Write about it, laugh, love, and realize that you're enough,' says the former 'Bagani' actress
Despite being busy with the playoffs, Toronto Raptors star DeMar DeRozan and Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love are helping jump start the NBA's program
Jessy admits that after she was named FHM's Sexiest in 2016, she lost confidence
In an essay on The Players' Tribune website, Love says his first panic attack was on November 5, when he was forced to exit early during a defeat to the Atlanta Hawks
They include cops who belong to broken families, says Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao