We are privileged to invite researchers from the BCHRD members who are involved in/with special interest on research in the Mental Health Sciences* and allied disciplines, to the 1st Philippine Mental Health Research Summit, organized by the Philippine Council for Mental Health( PCMH ) Technical Committee on Research in cooperation with the National Center for Mental Health. With the theme "Cultivating the Culture of Research in Philippine Mental Health", the summit will be conducted virtually in a series of five webinars from June 21 to October 11, 2021.

Schedule of topics as follows:

Series 1 : Perspectives on Mental Health and Mental Health Research
Date : 21 June 202

Series 2 : Well-being and Cultural Relevance
Date : 19 July 2021

Series 3 : Governance and Leadership
Date: 16 August 2021

Series 4 : Mental Health Services
Date : 13 Sept. 2021

Series 5 : Mental Health Information System:
Date : 11 October 2021


All webinars will be held from 9am-12nn, with virtual log-in from 8-9am, except the last of the Series ( Series 5 ), which will be held from 1-4pm, virtual log-in from 12nn-1pm.

All lectures during the respective webinars will be pre-recorded. There will be a live interactive discussion and Q & A with lecturers and participants after all the symposia lectures, and a Summary at the end of each session.

Registration to the summit will be required for each individual participant, and is limited to the 1st 300 registered participants, for each webinar series. We will be sending the REGISTRATION LINK for the respective Webinar Series, one week prior to the schedule
for each event.

Early registration is encouraged to ensure participation in the summit.

We are looking forward to the active participation among our members to the Mental Health Summit Webinar Series, as we continue to pursue the mandate of the Mental Health Act on Mental Health Research and Development in the country.

Program as follows:



Published by: Bernard Dexter M. Moros, BCHRD Secretariat