SorSU Guidance and Counseling Services Unit, in collaboration with Health Services Unit and Sports, Culture & Arts, organizes Annual Mental Health Month

With the theme: โ€œ๐˜‰๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜‰๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด, ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜”๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด: ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜™๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต๐˜ด,โ€ Sorsogon State University – Guidance and Counseling Services Unit, together with Health Services Unit and Sports, Culture & Arts, spearheaded Annual Mental Health Month in support of the World Health Organizationโ€™s #WMHD2023, through a hybrid setup, at the SorSU Audio-Visual Hall and also live via SorSU FB Page last October 6, 2023. The morning session of the webinar was intended for all SorSUeรฑo students, while the participants for the afternoon activity were the SorSU employees.

Prof. Maria Crisanta M. Jarque, during her opening remarks, highlighted the significance of the webinar in todayโ€™s digital era.

โ€œ๐™‰๐™–๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ ๐™–๐™๐™–๐™ก๐™–๐™œ๐™– ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ฃ๐™– ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™™๐™–๐™๐™ž๐™ก ๐™—๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™—๐™ž๐™œ๐™ฎ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ช๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™–๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™. ๐™†๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™จ๐™–๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ ๐™–๐™จ๐™–๐™ข๐™– ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ข๐™– ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™™๐™ž๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™š๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š, ๐™˜๐™ฎ๐™—๐™š๐™ง๐™—๐™ช๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ, ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™™๐™ง๐™ช๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃโ€ฆ ๐˜ผ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™œ๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™œ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™จ๐™– ๐™ข๐™œ๐™– ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฎ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ ๐™–๐™ช๐™œ๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™˜๐™ฎ๐™—๐™š๐™ง๐™—๐™ช๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™ž๐™จ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ข๐™–๐™๐™–๐™ก๐™–๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™ฃ๐™– ๐™™๐™–๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ข๐™–๐™—๐™ž๐™œ๐™ฎ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฎ๐™ค ๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™ ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ค ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™๐™–๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฃ.โ€

Prof. Jarque concluded her message with a fervent hope that the learnings gained by the participants during the webinar would be passed along to others.

Ms. Jodie Marie R. Jadie, RGC, RSW (Guidance Counselor, Sorsogon National High School) discussed the topic, โ€œ๐˜š๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜š๐˜œ๐˜ฆรฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜‹๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ: ๐˜ˆ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช-๐˜Š๐˜บ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ.โ€ Meanwhile, Prof. Francis Grace H. Duka-Pante (Director, ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education) addressed the topic, โ€œโ€œ๐˜Œ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜š๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜š๐˜œ๐˜ฆรฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ: ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜Œ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช-๐˜‹๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜จ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฏโ€. Both discussions were subsequently followed by an open forum.

Ms. Mary Ann J. Jintalan, RGC (SorSU Guidance Counselor), delivered the closing remarks for the morning session.

For the afternoon session, SUC President III, Dr. Geraldine F. De Jesus, gave the welcome remarks and highlighted the importance of mental health to be able to lead a healthy and productive life. She pointed out that our minds should be nurtured with positive thoughts and [must have enough] moments to rest from the numerous and often stressful moments in life.

Talks about โ€œ๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜š๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜š๐˜œ๐˜ฆรฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ: ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข ๐˜‹๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜จ-๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บโ€ as well as โ€œ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช-๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜“๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บโ€ were discussed afterwards by Prof. Francis Grace H. Duka-Pante (Director, ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education) and Atty. Mary Joy C. Bongapat (Acting Secretary, Board of Directors/Legal Officer, SorSU), respectively. Likewise, it was also proceeded with an open forum.

Prof. Abner L. Dellosa, RGC (Head, HRMDO), gave the closing remarks for the afternoon activity of the webinar.

The SorSU Peer Facilitators Organization also provided support by assisting with logistics and serving as overall hosts of the event.

๐™‡๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ช๐™จ ๐™–๐™ก๐™ก ๐™ฌ๐™๐™ค๐™ก๐™š๐™๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™˜๐™๐™–๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ก๐™ก-๐™—๐™š๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™ข๐™š๐™ข๐™—๐™š๐™ง ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ง๐™Ž๐™ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ข๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ. (SorSU PIO)

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