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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.
The measure seeks to integrate mental health services into the national health system to make them more affordable and accessible
In a country mired by various problems advocates fear that the government will put mental health on the back burner
The Philippines is home to over 100 million Filipinos yet there are only 690 psychiatrists and around 1 000 nurses working in psychiatric care
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?
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