Why Gen Z is most vulnerable to mental illness

Since 2017, volunteer doctors from the Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) have been going around schools all over the country to engage students, guidance counselors, teachers and school administrators in discussions about mental health. PPA has also been collaborating with Philippine Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (PSCAP) and Philippine Pediatric Society, Inc. (PPS) to address what experts now acknowledge as a mental health crisis among the Filipino youth. For the experts, the time to act is now. Dr. Annette Bautista, a neuropsychiatrist, told Inquirer Lifestyle that she has noticed an increase in psychiatric cases since 2016. Teenagers have been seeking ...Keep on reading: Why Gen Z is most vulnerable to mental illness

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