Archive | July, 2012

Part II of the NGF feature on APRUB- Net 25

Here’s the 2nd part of the Net 25- APRUB feature on depression! Here, we go deeper into the causes of depression, what causes it and what the government response is to this growing concern. DO YOU KNOW? That according to the WHO (2008) , 60% of the world’s suicides come from Asia? And of that […]

Comments { 0 }

DOH 2nd Visayas Cluster Meeting in Aklan

NGF was invited to speak about depression awareness during the DOH 2nd Visayas Cluster Meeting in Aklan. To a crowd of around 70 doctors, NGF President, Jean Goulbourn discussed the importance of having a nationwide campaign on depression awareness and suicide prevention. She focused on NGF’s new campaign of MINDSTRONG which focuses on simple activities […]

Comments { 0 }

NGF is featured on APRUB- Net25!

We recently came out on TV! NGF consultant, Dr. Eleanor Ronquillo, psychiatrist of Medical City talks with Ellaine Fuentes, host of ABPRUB about depression! She is later joined by NGF President, Jean Goulbourn who talks more about our programs and services! From everyone here at NGF, we would just like to say THANK YOU to […]

Comments { 1 }

Break the silence for suicide attempt survivors

NGF wants to share this inspiring video by JD Schramm, a suicide attempt survivor and his own battle with depression. This short video should encourage us to look in our own lives, and the lives of those around us. We need more people to share their experiences and lessen the stigma still attached to suicide […]

Comments { 0 }