Volume 1 | Issue 7 | February 2021

Homer J. Yabut, Lyka Mae D. Lucena, Sahara Iman M. Alonto, Marie Clarisse L. Quitain, Gissel A. Caseres

The seventh issue of our policy brief emphasizes the need to respond to the mental health issues of the public amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It presents the measures taken by the national and local government as well as private entities in addressing problems in mental health, which virtually have become a pandemic as well. At the end, it expounds on some recommendations specific for the local government units in further strengthening their strategies and approaches.