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Articles with tag #mental-health-month

  • news SC holds symposium on mental health awareness
    In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Ateneo Law Student Council spearheaded a talk, with Dr. Gia Sison and Atty. Ross Tugade as guest speakers, entitled Mindful Magis: A Symposium on Self-Care and...
  • legal SC Holds Mental Health Law Symposium
    On October 26, 2018, the Ateneo Law Student Council held a symposium on the newly-enacted Republic Act No. 11036, dubbed the “Mental Health Law.” The speakers were Dr. Edgardo Juan Tolentino, Jr., a practitioner...
  • features Different, Not Less
    It took me years to say this out loud. I suffer from Bipolar I mood disorder. I have taken cocktails of mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety, depression, and sleep medication. I am Robert Escalante. Son of...
  • features Take a Break
    Law school, as we know it, is hard enough as it is. Stress is common, but having this condition is a handicap. It is a burden I carry on top of the enormous law...
  • features You Are Not Alone
    I was 17 when I learned that my mother had an affair. I never told my dad because I know he would not let it pass, and that it will greatly affect our family....
  • features Ninety-two Percent
    It would not be entirely true to say that you did not see it coming. All your life you tell yourself, “I am not him.” You somehow believe that it will not happen if...
  • features Stand Strong
    “The past few months,” my -girlfriend said. “Ibang-iba ka na magalit.” A few hours later, she called on the phone and ended our three-year relationship. Even if a big part of me knew it...
  • features Getting There, Staying There, and Leaving
    Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Major Depressive Disorder. Bipolar Disorder. So many disorders, so little time. They all sound so familiar, yet so foreign, as if plucked out of a menu. Here, life says, the monkey...