The Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Health (DOH) will hold a free town hall meeting to promote Mental Health Program (MHP) in the Workplace on 6 April 2022, 8:30 a.m., via Zoom.
The joint CSC-DOH town hall meeting aims to promote the importance of mental health in the workplace and re-orient agencies on CSC Memorandum Circular No. 4, s. 2020, which contains the Guidelines on the Development of Mental Health Program in the Public Sector.
The activity will guide participants on establishing their agency’s MHP and on addressing challenges in the MHP implementation.
CSC and DOH invites all administrative officers, human resource management officers, and employees performing HR functions in government agencies nationwide to register for the town hall meeting on or before 4 April 2022 through this URL: http://tinyurl.com/CSCDOHTownHallonMH.
CSC MC No. 4, s. 2020 is anchored on Republic Act No. 11036 or the Mental Health Act of 2018 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations dated 22 January 2019. The circular covers National Government Agencies, Constitutional Bodies, Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations with original charters, State Universities and Colleges, Local Government Units, and Local Water Districts.
The purpose of the Guidelines on the Development of MHP in the Public Sector (CSC MC No. 4, s. 2020) is to promote overall mental wellness and provide an inclusive, conducive, and supportive work environment for all public servants to ensure a healthy and productive workforce.