LOOK: Richard Gomez joins rescue of woman threatening to jump into river

On Monday, Ormoc city Mayor Richard Gomez joined the rescue operation for a woman who was planning to jump into a river.

In a Facebook post by the City Government of Ormoc, they showed their mayor overseeing the rescue of a “heartbroken” woman who tried to take her own life.  

It was written in the post that the attempted suicide incident happened at Barangay Cabulihan, Ormoc City.  

“RESCUE. Personal nga mipaabout sa iyang tabang si Mayor Richard Gomez uban sa Ormoc Rescue team sa usa ka attempted suicide incident sa Barangay Cabulihan, Ormoc City, December 28, 2020,” they wrote in the caption.  

RESCUE. Personal nga mipaabot sa iyang tabang si Mayor Richard Gomez uban sa Ormoc Rescue Team sa usa ka attempted suicide incident sa Barangay Cabulihan, Ormoc City, December 28, 2020.

Posted by City Government of Ormoc on Sunday, December 27, 2020

Unconfirmed reports said that the woman also suffered from postpartum depression.

In the series of photos uploaded, the actor turned politician was seen in action as he personally supervised the rescue operation.  

If you or anyone you know is struggling with anxiety and depression, here are numbers you can call:

  • (02) 805-HOPE (4673)
  • 0917 558 HOPE (4673) and 2919
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