Sunday, October 4, 2009

Surviving Ondoy

Starting Oct 5, Monday, the Psychology Department of the Ateneo de Manila University offers its psychosocial support services (individual and group counseling, phone counseling, and online counseling)... for anyone directly or indirectly affected by Ondoy. The services are going to be provided for FREE. Please see contact information below.



• Follow a normal routine as much as possible.
• Be careful not to skip meals.
• Stay active and busy.
• Distractions may help – reach out to other people in your community as a volunteer.
• Accept help from family, friends, co-workers, or clergy.
• Don’t dwell on TV, radio, or newspaper reports on the tragedy.
• Know that your unusual reactions are normal given what happened to you. They should taper off in time.
• Talk about your feelings with people.
• Feel free to see us if you wish for someone to talk to!

Ateneo Psychology Department Psycho-Social Support Services:
Online Counseling via Yahoo Messenger (9 am to 12 midnight)
Phone Counseling 5057251 from 9 am to 5 pm
Individual counseling by appointment
Group counseling – Oct 5 930 – 1130, 230 – 430 pm at the Psych Lab Soc Sci bldg or by appointment

For all inquiries and/or to avail of these services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Psychosocial Support Services Secretariat at the Department of Psychology.
Mobile : (0918) 810-6551; (0915) 944-7419; (0923) 707-2314 Landline: 426-6001, extension 5268

LS Guidance Counseling Services for Students:
Group Counseling (Oct 5-9)
10-1130 am, 1- 230, 3- 430 pm Guidance Office
Individual Counseling by appointment 426-6001 loc 5031

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