mental health act - updates

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House approves mental health bill on final reading

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The Senate earlier passed its version of the measure in May 2017, and vows to work with congressmen to ensure the bill becomes law before the year ends.

Senate approves mental health bill on final reading

May 02, 2017 - 4:22 PM

The measure seeks to integrate mental health services into the national health system to make them more affordable and accessible

MENTAL HEALTH. The Senate approves on third and final reading the bill seeking to integrate mental health services into the national health system.

Why do Filipinos need a mental health law?

Oct 30, 2015 - 1:39 PM

In a country mired by various problems advocates fear that the government will put mental health on the back burner

Advocates push for comprehensive PH mental health law

Oct 29, 2015 - 5:36 PM

The Philippines is home to over 100 million Filipinos yet there are only 690 psychiatrists and around 1 000 nurses working in psychiatric care

I have depression and it feels good to admit it

Aug 22, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Statistics on mental health remain scarce since not all Filipinos manage to get diagnosed and not everyone is willing to talk But with the stigma can you blame them for keeping mum?

Why we need a mental health law in PH

Mar 13, 2015 - 12:18 PM

Every Filipino should be entitled to mental health programs and services Mental health problems in the country has long been dismissed and not given any priority at all