Childhoods disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, Al Jazeera looks at the impact on education and emotional welfare in the Philippines. Schools have been closed for over a year because of the pandemic. And Francine says, she misses school life. I failed several subjects already.
Job loss and the resulting financial strain can lead to depression and strain on relationships, lost personal control, lowered self-esteem. While it may not be surprising that job loss and the resulting financial strain can lead to depression, new study findings show that this and other negative consequences of unemployment can last for up to 2 years, even after a person gets another job. It is not simply the loss of employment that keeps individuals in a prolonged state of depression or otherwise poor health, the report indicates, but rather the "cascade of negative events" that follows that loss. Richard H. Price of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Price and his colleagues investigated the link between job loss and depression, impaired functioning and poor health in a study of job-seekers who were involuntarily unemployed for roughly 3 months or less and had no hopes of being recalled to their former position.
Depression can be prevented if its symptoms are addressed early and effectively. Prevention against depression among university students is rare in the Philippines, but is urgent because of the rising rates of suicide among the group. Evidence is needed to systematically identify and assist students with higher levels of depressive symptoms.
Mental health is defined as "a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community". Mental health care is the status of providing and maintaining psychological , psychiatric , and emotional health by means of diagnosis , treatment , and prevention of mental illnesses. This article will survey the status of psychological , psychiatric , and emotional health care in the Philippines from both past and present programs. There are three tiers in the health care system : primary, secondary, and tertiary.