psychosocial support - updates

Rappler's latest stories on psychosocial support


War teaches ‘each of us is a tool for the healing of ourselves’ – Magsaysay Awardee Gethsie Shanmugam

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Gethsie Shanmugam who has given psychosocial support to victims of war in Eastern Sri Lanka says all change starts with a person

HEALER OF PEOPLE. Gethsie Shanmugam of Sri Lanka delivers her response speech during the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Marawi kids undergo psychosocial treatment

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:29 PM

At least 70 child refugees participate in a series of activities aimed at entertaining and empowering the kids staying in evacuation centers

EVACUATION CENTERS. Through the psychosocial program, the soldiers hope to help divert the children’s attention away from the trauma caused by the war.

How to build 'psychological resilience' among the youth

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:51 PM

Do you have a young friend or loved one who is depressed? Here s how you can support them

'Seeing kids fly' - battling cancer with a smile

Feb 02, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Learn how one organization founded by two graduate students is giving children battling chronic diseases their hope and dignity back

SIMPLE JOYS. Some of Kythe's kids make arts and crafts during the organisation's summer camp.  Photo by Photo from Kythe Inc

Art helps calamity victims recover from trauma

May 30, 2014 - 12:57 PM

As the government and humanitarian organizations focus on relief and rehabilitation a group prioritizes psychosocial support for the victims of typhoon Yolanda

DISASTER NARRATIVES. Participants recall their experiences in storybooks, drawings and paintings. Photo from Belen Calingacion.

#AskMargie: Psychosocial support for Yolanda survivors

Dec 07, 2013 - 4:04 PM

How do survivors cope after the horrific devastation in the Visayas caused by Typhoon Yolanda?