FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. Supports University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD) in celebrating National Mental Health Week.


Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy at CSSP

As a result of the recent participation of FriendlyCare in UP Diliman’s Psychology Society’s week-long Mental Health Fair at the UP College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, a number of students from different colleges have registered and completed the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy program held at the newly launched Wellness and Health Center of CSSP. The evidence-based MBCT program designed for depression, stress and anxiety was conducted by trained facilitators from FriendlyCare.

FriendlyCare continues its partnership with the UP Diliman, Office of the Chancellor in promoting mental health awareness for the mental well-being of the students from different colleges in UPD using mindfulness-based programs as a form of psycho-social intervention.