#UsapTayo is a regular tweetchat happening every zero of the month (every 10th, 20th, 30th) that aims to ZERO the suicide cases and stigma against mental health. We talk about everything from the lived experiences of people with mental ill-health and the impacts of current events on our mental wellness.
Join the tweetchat by using the hashtag #UsapTayo on Twitter or check out the topics we’ve explored in the past through the archives below!
August 10, 2022 Writers: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio and Christopher Jan Dumaguin Researcher: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio Editor: Alvin Joseph Mapoy Peer Reviewer: Jake Lester Villanueva Graphics: Sarah Mondoy, Krystle Mae Labio, Jacklyn Moral Tweetchat Moderators: Tobey Fhar Isaac Calayo, DG Ramos, Aiah Osano, Marian Lorrice Apostol Spaces Moderators: Jake
July 30, 2022 Writer: Azie Libanan Editor: K Ballesteros Creatives: Jacklyn Moral, Krystle Mae Labio “To flourish is to find fulfillment in our lives, accomplishing meaningful and worthwhile tasks, and connecting with others at a deeper level—in essence, living the “good life” (Seligman, 2011).” Fairly recently, while we were all
July 20, 2022 Writer and Researcher: K Ballesteros Editor: Richardson dR Mojica Graphics: Krystle Mae Labio and Jacklyn Moral Tweetchat Moderators: Christine Joy Salva Cruz, Aiah Osano, Maria Lorrice Apostol Twitter Spaces: Richardson Mojica, Azie Marie Libanan, Alvin Joseph Mapoy, Jake Lester Villanueva, Billie Fuentes While individual needs and experiences will naturally shift
July 10, 2022 Writer: AJ Mapoy Editor: Richardson Mojica Graphics: Krystle Mae Labio, Jacklyn Moral Moderators: Marc John Paul Agbuya & Raven Gavino The midyear blues is still ongoing. Did you get through half of your new year’s resolution list? If not, it’s time for you to re-align your goals!
PRIDE IS IMPORTANT! 🏳️🌈 How to be proud: Examining Mental Health Struggles for Trans and Nonbinary Filipinos
June 30, 2022 The Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) LGBT Psychology Special Interest Group (SIG) shared this post in their page last June 04, in celebration of Pride Month and with full recognition of the realities that members of the community still face, to this day and age .
June 20, 2022 Writer: K Ballesteros Editor: Richardson Mojica Graphics: Krystle Mae Labio, Jacklyn Moral Peer Reviewer: Azie Marie Libanan Visibility and accurate representation of LGBTQIA+ Filipinos enable acceptance. In 2022, the media landscape of the Philippines has shifted and enlarged to better represent LGBTQIA+ Filipinos. The prominence of Boys Love (BL),
June 10, 2022 Writers: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio, Alvin Joseph Mapoy, Richardson Mojica Researcher: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio, Alvin Joseph Mapoy, Richardson Mojica Editor: Alvin Joseph Mapoy Peer Reviewer: Alvin Joseph Mapoy Graphics: Klein Xavier Boiser, Jacklyn Moral Tweet Chat Moderators: Mark John Paul Agbuya Social media plays a
May 30, 2022 Writer: Rafael Reyes Editor: K Ballesteros Peer Reviewer/s: Alvin Joseph Mapoy Researcher: Rafael Reyes Creatives: Klein Xavier Boiser, Alyssa Jane Fincale, Krystle Mae Labio, Sarah Mondoy, Jacklyn Moral Moderatos: Christinne Joy Salvacruz, March John Paul Agbuya The Philippine Mental Health Act (RA 11036) was passed