World Mental Health Day - updates

Rappler's latest stories on World Mental Health Day


Amid rise in suicides, Iloilo to strengthen mental health crisis response

Oct 10, 2019 - 8:10 PM

The province records 67 deaths due to suicide from January to September 2019

Why Indonesia must invest in mental health

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Indonesia must address stigma associated with mental illnesses as well as provide mental health first aid for victims of natural disasters

DEATH. Before he died, this man lived chained to a platform at Kyai Syamsul's traditional healing center in Brebes, Central Java. While there his ankles swelled and his body became emaciated. Photo from Human Rights Watch

Only 490 psychiatrists for 100 million Pinoys

Oct 10, 2014 - 8:52 AM

October 10 is World Mental Health Day In the Philippines the immediate need is to develop community mental health services to help ease the pressure on inadequate state facilities