The 2nd National Mental Health Summit will be held on October 25 to 26 at SM Aura Samsung Hall at the Bonifacio Global City. The summit will center around the theme, #FindHope. It aims to uplift Filipinos from the hardships they are going through particularly during the life-changing COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, Mind You, in partnership with the Department of Health, The Australian Embassy, SM Aura Premier, and the City of Taguig, is hosting the summit for the second time. With its dynamic setup (live interaction and online streaming), they hope more people will participate, especially with the lifting of restrictions.
Many organizations and companies will sponsor this two-day event. This includes Break Your Stigma (BYS), TELUS International Philippines, The Farm, live streaming giants Uplive and Kumu, media partners Manila Bulletin, CNN Philippines and WheInManila.com.
The Summit Focuses on the 6 Pillars for a Person’s Overall Well-Being
The second National Mental Health Summit will feature multiple activity booths, masterclasses, panel discussions, and talks. Industry experts, mental health advocates and professionals will head these activities.
Besides raising further awareness on mental health in the Philippines, they will also focus on the ‘6 Pillars’. These correlates to one’s overall well-being, namely:
- Mental Health
- Financial Stress
- Food & Nutrition
- Youth & Education
- Physical Health
- Art Therapy