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Monday, October 24, 2022

DOH to conduct mental health fair 

In time for Mental Health Awareness Month the Department of Health (DOH) Caraga will conduct a Mental Health Fair 2022 on October 25, 2022, at the Event Center, SM City Butuan.

 

The activity aims to demonstrate that optimal mental well-being can be achieved through the actions of everyone with the support of various sectors. 

 

In this year's Mental Health Awareness Month dubbed as, "Mental Health & Well-being for All: Promoting Mental Health in Physical and Virtual Spaces," the Department of Health (DOH) also reminds us that being healthy is more than just having good physical health but it also means a good mental health and wellness.

 

In addition, the Department of Health's Health is Life campaign covers mental health, psychosocial, and mental well-being its focal areas and is preparing to step up its interventions to further improve health literacy among Filipinos, lobby for health public policies, and advocate for health-supporting environments.

 

A Mental Health Month Celebration launching of the Lusog Isip App with demonstration will also be conducted during the Mental Health Fair 2022. Lusog Isip App is an app for mental health and self-care culturally-adapted for the Philippines in response to the growing need for mental healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

To make spaces for all and if you know someone who is experiencing mental health issues you can call the 24/7 NCMH Crisis Hotline:

 1800-1888-1553 Unlimited calls nationwide with one-time fee of Php7.50

 SMART / SUN / TNT: 0908-639-2672

 GLOBE / TM: 0966-351-4518 ; 0917-899-8727

(MFCeledeña/DOHCaraga/PIACaraga)

 

 

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