PsychSoc holds Linggo ng Sikolohista: Mental Health Seminar


The National University Psychology Society celebrated their “Linggo ng Sikolohista” by arranging a mental health seminar last October 15, 2018at the 12th floor Multi-purpose Hall of the Annex Building. 

The seminar was made possible through the Psychology Society Council and its sponsors. In addition, the Psychology Society invited Dr. Gia Sison and Senator Risa Hontiveros to take part in spreading mental health awareness in the universityespecially to the Psychology majors. 

The seminar started after noon with the opening remarks of Prof. Arnel Diego and a couple of ice breakers that were enjoyed by the Psychology community.  

The guest speaker, Dr. Gia Sison, arrived shortly after and discussed the importance of mental health to every individual. She also mentioned different steps towards achieving a healthy mental state. Furthermore, she also gave free tickets on an event she’s attending to those few who answered her questions.  

Senator Risa Hontiveros, one of the authors of the Mental Health Law, also attended the seminar as a keynote speaker. She discussed the Mental Health Law, including how she came up with it by observing the environment nowadays.  

The event ended with the closing remarks of the Psychology Society’s president, Jester Colico. -article by Alyssa Marielle F. Casabar