Tag Archives: Dr. Edgardo Juan Tolentino

Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

  MANILA PHILIPPINES – MOURN the numbers: There are 650 psychiatrists—most of them based in Metro-Manila—that needs to see to the mental health needs of over 100 million Filipinos spread ...

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Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) has initiated an online petition asking Congress to pass a law that will protect the rights of people with mental disorders ...

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Pushing for a Philippine Mental Health Act

Pushing for a Philippine Mental Health Act

  TAGUIG CITY, PHILIPPINES – The Philippines is one of a few countries in the world with no national mental health legislation that should be in place to protect the ...

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