Archive | September, 2010

World Suicide Prevention (SuPre) Day 2010

Hundreds of youth leaders, mental health care professionals, supporters and suicide survivors gathered at the Liwasang Aurora inside the Quezon Memorial Circle in culmination of the observance and participation of the World Suicide Prevention Day. No less than DOH Secretary Enrique Ona and Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmote led the solemn candle lighting ceremony […]

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3-day Conference on Suicide Prevention

A three-day conference on Depression Awareness and Suicide prevention was held to increase awareness in the communities through the students, teachers and parents prior to the World Suicide Prevention Day. Day 1, University of Makati – Three hundred fifty (350) college and high school students from Makati City attended the first day of conference on […]

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Seminar for Quezon City Youth Leaders

In partnership with the Office of the Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte and the Sanggunian Kabataan ng Lungsod ng Quezon, 291 youth leaders and scholars¬† attended a lecture and seminar conducted by NGF Executive Director Zena Bernardo at the Bulwagang Amoranto in Quezon City Hall.¬† The activity aimed to gather full support from the […]

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Press Conference on Suicide Prevention

Department of Health (DOH) Assistant Secretary Elmer Punzalan, together with National Center for Mental Health Director Dr. Benny Vicente addressed a forum intended to obtain media support in disseminating vital information on Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the country. The event was held at the New World Hotel on September 1. They discussed the situation […]

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