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You are not alone: CSMC takes mental health seriously
Matters that concern the mind may be harder to treat than physical injuries but Cardinal Santos Medical Center has taken a big step towards addressing the negative stigma against mental health.
On August 15, 2019, CSMC establishes its Women & Children Protection Unit and the Mental Health and Wellness Center. Mandated by the Mental Health Law, the newest addition to the hospital’s roster of services aims to address concerns of depression, trauma and other mental health issues among women & children.
A blessing ceremony was led by Father Jun Abogado and attended by members of the management, pediatric doctors and executive committee members. It was Dr. Arlene T. Samonte incited the ceremonial ribbon cutting.
The newest clinics are located on the 2F of the main building near the nurses’ station.