Celebrate Life 2019: Embracing the Fullness of Life


September 30, 2019 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

School of Economics Auditorium, UP Diliman

In solidarity with the nation’s campaign for Suicide Prevention Month, the UP Office of Counseling and Guidance will be having a whole day activity to continually educate the UP community on the value and beauty of life. This annual event, CELEBRATE LIFE, will have its 5th Forum with the theme, “Embracing the Fullness of Life: Mental Health Perspectives Across Professions” on September 30, 2019, Monday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the School of Economics Auditorium.

The forum will include the various topics:

Keynote Address
Dr. Leticia Penano-Ho (PRC Most Outstanding Psychologist 2019)

Mental Health Landscape of the Philippines: Impact to Education and Society
Dr. Dinah Nadera (Psychiatrist, University Health Service)

Counseling and Mental Health: Towards Inclusiveness in Diverse School Settings
Dr. Sheila Marie G. Hocson (Immediate Past President, PGCA)

Clinical Interventions and Management of Mental Health Issues
Dr. Julian R. Montano (Consultant, In-Touch Counseling Services)

Family, Core of an Individual’s Well-Being
Fr. Teodulo Gonzales, S.J. (CEFAM)

Advocating for Community Integration and Psycho-social Well-being
Dr. Carolina Uno-Rayco (National Executive Director, PMHA)

Pre-events from August to September include poster-making contest, essay-writing and poem-making contests, and theme song-writing contest.

For more details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2425257501040986/.