#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!

Valentine’s Day: Love in the Time of COVID-19

February 15, 2021 Writers: Marga Miñon, Alvin Joseph Mapoy Researchers: Azie Marie Libanan, Angelica Jane Evangelista Graphics: Bee Fukumoto Moderators: Eula Mei Labordo, Ian Stephen Velez “Random thoughts for Valentine’s Day, 2004. Today is a holiday invented by greeting card companies to make people feel like crap.” – Joel from

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Oct 10, 2020)

Happy World Mental Health Day, MH Champions! And it wouldn’t be complete without our regular tweetchat, #UsapTayo 💬💚 For today, we will focus on self and the role of “self” to push for greater investment in #mentalhealth. Beginning with ourselves, let us identify our roles on how we can create

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Sep 30, 2020)

Invitation This September 20, at 7pm to 8pm, join us on Twitter as we tackle measures and guidelines on reporting suicide by answering the following questions: Questions In your observation, how do media (radio, TV, print, and online) present reports on suicide cases? How can you help in educating the

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Sep 20, 2020)

With the continuation of the school opening, students’ outcry surfaced on social media as #AcademicFreezeNOW trends on Twitter. It brought up students’ struggles about #mentalhealth issues. Invitation This September 20, at 7pm to 8pm, join us on Twitter as we tackle mental health among students and teachers this pandemic! Questions

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Aug 30, 2020)

Since the start of the pandemic, people are spending more time on social media to get entertained with videos and photos on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. People rely on these to stay connected with people around the world; to be informed and updated on global events. It caused

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Aug 20, 2020)

The call for “TIME OUT” ⏱ Our health care system is getting overwhelmed with the growing number of COVID cases. And it’s taking a toll on the well-being of medical health workers, doctors, nurses, and other frontline health workers. 👩🏽‍⚕️ JOIN US later in our tweetchat from 7-8 PM, as

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Tara, Usap Tayo! (Aug 10, 2020)

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on August 12. This year’s theme is “Youth Engagement for Global Action,” and it highlights the youth’s engagement at local, national, and global levels, and how they enrich national and multilateral institutions and processes.⁣ With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the population, the United

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