1 week Group expresses concerns on the prevalence of suicide cases among youth MB
A group of guidance counselors expressed alarm on the prevalence of suicide cases among the youth and young adults less than two weeks after the classes for this school year started. The Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association (PGCA), the main association of all guidance counselors in the country, raised concerns on the number of suicide cases—both reported and unreported—over the past few days. As confirmed by DepEd, a Grade 11 in Tupi, South Cotabato died by suicide on Oct. 6. The Department of Education (DepEd)-Division of Guihulngan City also confirmed the death of a Grade 6 pupil in an ... more