Updated November 15, 2019, 4:42 PM
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot
Stakeholders coming from various sectors urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to address one of the biggest problems that confront today’s young people – mental health.
The need to focus on and address mental health issues was one of the topics that were brought up by stakeholders in the first-ever National Summit on the Rights of the Child in Education (NSRCEd) held from November 14 to 15.
DepEd – through its Legal Affairs Office – has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Save the Children Philippines, Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), Plan International Philippines, Child Protection Network (CPN), and Ateneo Human Rights Center for the conduct of the summit at The