Mental Health Advocate: Self-care, key to good mental health

“The basic foundation of good mental health is self-care.” This was the message of Mr. Jeffrey Garcia, Senior Health Program Officer of the Local Health Support Division-Mental Health Unit of the Department of Health (DOH)-Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development (CVCHD) during his guesting at the 10th episode of the radio program Populasyon: Pag-usapan Natin continue reading : Mental Health Advocate: Self-care, key to good mental health

Nurturing healthy parent-child relationship, key to safeguarding the mental health of young people

“It is okay to be sad, to cry, but do not stay on that emotion for too long. Get-up and move on.” These are the words of Ms. Carmelita M. Singson, a respectable youth welfare and mental health advocate for adolescents  during her virtual guesting at the radio program “Populasyon: Pag-usapan Natin” which was aired continue reading : Nurturing healthy parent-child relationship, key to safeguarding the mental health of young people

POPCOM-Region II and Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development (CVCHD) collaborate to reach out to teens amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

             A total of 1,925 in-school youth (ISY) ages 10-19, together with guidance counselors, population officers and members of the Junior Catholic Women’s League from the different cities and provinces in Region 2 participated in the first ever 2021 Virtual Youth Symposium on Teenage Pregnancy amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic conducted on September 15-17, 2021.               continue reading : POPCOM-Region II and Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development (CVCHD) collaborate to reach out to teens amidst the COVID-19 pandemic