More resources, human and financial, are needed to strengthen UP鈥檚 mental health initiatives. This was the bottom-line of the recommendations presented by representatives of the University鈥檚 various sectors鈥攕tudents, faculty, staff, and mental health practitioners鈥攄uring the UP System Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference (MHWC) on October 11-12 in UP Los Ba帽os. They pushed for the […]

Trigger warning: mentions of suicide On top of COVID-19 variants, surges, and lockdowns, a 鈥渟ilent pandemic鈥 has yet to be addressed and mitigated. Depression, anxiety, and even suicide cases increased worldwide. Fear of infection, loss of jobs and income, stress due to lockdowns, worry over things beyond one鈥檚 control, and other triggers have affected children, […]