#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!
July 10, 2023 Writer: Rafael Reyes Researcher: Rafael Reyes Graphics: Jia Moral, Bill Fuentes Words play a significant role in expressing one’s identity and thoughts. As an individual, we resonate with specific words—nouns and adjectives that best encapsulates who we are and what we think. The same goes to our
April 30, 2023 Writer: Nikki Lizarondo Researcher: Nikki Lizarondo Graphics: Krystel Labio and Jia Moral Moderators: Tobey Fhar Isaac Calayo Today marks the 7th year of #MentalHealthPH. As we look back today to all the safe spaces we built, we are reminded of our humble beginnings. Since 2016, we’ve been working
Writers: Abby Alvarado, Addy Alvarado Researcher: Abby Alvarado, Addy Alvarado Editor: Rafael Reyes Graphics: Jia Moral Tweetchat Moderators: Christine Joy Salvacruz, Marianne Apostol, Aiah Osano As humans, it is undebatable that in our own ways, we are flawed. It has become our lifelong mission to find people who will acknowledge our scars,
April 10, 2023 Writer: Nikki LizarondoResearcher: Nikki LizarondoPeer Review: Jasmin Cyrille TecsonGraphics: Jia Moral, Krystle Labio In a recently published article from Inquirer entitled, “Mental health crisis: 404 student suicides in 2021-22,” it was reported that 404 young students in various parts of the country died by suicide, and 2,147 others attempted to end
March 30, 2023 Writers: Christopher Jan R. Dumaguin, Rafael Reyes, Richardson dR Mojica Researcher: Christopher Jan R. Dumaguin, Rafael Reyes Editor: K Ballesteros Graphics: Jacklyn Moral “Normalized” Culture of Bullying and Violence in the Philippines While no one can deny the importance of parenting, school, counseling, and other efforts
March 20. 2023 Writer: Jasmin Cyrille Researcher: Jasmin Cyrille Editor: K Ballesteros Graphics: Jacklyn Moral, Sarah Mondoy Tweetchat Moderators: Marc john Paul Agbuya, Tobey Fhar Isaac Calayo Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness every March 20th as a way to recognize and celebrate happiness as
March 10, 2023 Writer: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio, Jasmin Cyrille Researchers: Marie Nicole Ingrid Lusterio, Christopher Jan Dumaguin Editor: Kyra Ballesteros Graphics: Jacklyn Moral, Sarah Mondoy Tweet Chat Moderator/s: Christine Joy Salva Cruz Spaces Moderator/s: Kyra Ballesteros, Marian Lorrice Apostol, Tobey Fhar Isaac Calayo Ages ago, women were
Writer/ Researcher: Rafael Reyes Graphics: Jia Moral, Sarah Mondoy, Mitzy Sabellano Tweetchat Moderator: Marian Lorrice Apostol Love is the most complicated topic we as a civilization have tried to make sense of. It defies reason and tradition, yet appears to be “right” . It transcends norms and evolves beyond the