DSWD bares new flagship program to strengthen mental health efforts

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday issued a memorandum institutionalizing the “Wireless Mental Health and Psychosocial Support to Individuals and Families Affected by Crisis Situations (WiSUPPORT)” initiative, which aims to offer a methodical response and technology-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support to the public.

Through Memorandum Circular No. 19, S. 2022, DSWD said it will now be establishing the WiSupport program as a regular and flagship program under the agency’s initiatives for mental health efforts.

“The WiSUPPORT is a social welfare model intervention that seeks to provide a systematic response and tec…

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