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[UPDATED: February 2, 2022, 9:00AM]

We’re reopening our survey to 18-35 year-olds! 💚 #MentalHealthPH wants to understand depression and anxiety among Filipinos. This will help us build a mobile mental health app to promote mental wellbeing and reduce psychological distress.

🤔  What do I need to do?

You just need to answer a 10-minute survey with questions about mental health, depression, and anxiety!

🤔  Am I qualified?

Yes, if you:

  • [UPDATED] Are Filipino, 18 years old or older
  • Own a mobile phone/tablet with internet access
  • Have been clinically diagnosed of depression or anxiety in the past 12 months
  • Have current or had recent contact with or tried to contact mental health professionals, services, or treatment in the past 12 months

🤔  What does contact mean?

Contact is any communication or (e.g., live, virtual, phone, text), attempted or completed, with a mental health service (e.g., hotline, private practice, school counseling, hospital, clinic) provided by a trained volunteer or professional (e.g., counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist), regardless of nature of intervention or treatment (e.g., one-time phone call to a hotline, group support, talk therapy, psychotropic medication).

🤔  How do I participate?

Please click on the survey form: bit.ly/mhphsurvey1

🤔  What’s the benefit?

Not only will you be able to contribute to building a mental health app, but you may receive up to Php 650 via GCash after participating!

🤔  What are the details of the research?

This research is led by Ronald Del Castillo, PsyD, MPH, FRSPH. It is funded by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST). Ethics compliance is reviewed and approved by University of Santo Tomas, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Ethics Review Committee.

🤔  If I have questions, who can I approach?

Please send an email to dostresearch@mentalhealthph.org.

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