Tag: Mental health

APF encourages real conversations for mental health

APF encourages real conversations for mental health

| 12/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Continuing its mission to improve the mental health of children and young adults in the Cayman Islands, the Alex Panton Foundation (APF) has noted that this week, 8-14 September, is National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States, which this year is promoting the idea of having a real conversation about mental […]

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Doctors receive mental health training

Doctors receive mental health training

| 09/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 16 public and private doctors attended special training focused on mental health for primary care physicians on Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 December. The Ministry of Health organised the workshop, which is part of international training initiative, the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP).

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New foundation to publicise youth mental health issues

New foundation to publicise youth mental health issues

| 06/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds came out to support the launch of the Alex Panton Foundation at two recent events, the premiere of short film Hidden and a youth mental health symposium, the latter serving as an opportunity to achieve one of foundation’s main objectives: to provide information on the organisations and groups available on island […]

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First mental health nurse retires

First mental health nurse retires

| 05/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After 31 years of service with the Health Services Authority (HSA), Cayman’s first mental health nurse, Diana Parchment, has retired. More than 50 of her colleagues celebrated her long service and contributions in the mental health field at a ceremony at Cayman Islands Hospital, held 31 May 2017. Many of those gathered […]

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