Bulletin Board


/ 14 March 2021

The University of the Philippines Ugnayan ng Pahinungód, Volunteer service arm of UP offers free online psychosocial peer support services for its community as concerns regarding mental health surged amid the Covid19 pandemic.

Dubbed as ‘Psychosocial Support Program,’ the program comprises of information dissemination regarding mental health concerns amid the pandemic, capacity building of Peer Support Volunteers, and a referral system for specialized services.

“In response to the growing concern on mental health amid the COVID-19 crisis, the UPD Ugnayan ng Pahinungod has been engaged in the full implementation of its Psychosocial Support Program (PSP) over the past year,” the group said as posted on UPD’s Facebook page.

“As the pandemic remains a threat to our health and well-being, it is important that we look after one another. Through the Free Online Psychosocial Peer Support Service, the UPD Ugnayan ng Pahinungod hopes to help our students, peers, and colleagues to cope better with the current crisis,” it added.

It said that it has already trained three batches who are now providing Psychological First aid.

Interested persons can reach out to the group via email on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at [email protected]