WELLNESS CRISIS: Psychologist agrees with pause of Sandilands admissions but notes marked mental health impact

Thompson expects to face “thousands of individuals who are going to need assistance with the massive loss of life we have been experiencing in the last 12 months” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The moratorium on forensic admissions at the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) is “probably the right thing to do” to avoid another crisis of overcrowding […]

“EMOTIONALLY TORTURED”: GHS stabbing survivor under suicide watch as school community’s mental health reels

Lloyd: Teachers and family members of the victims “going through certain dramatic reactions” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The survivor of a school stabbing at Government High School (GHS) last month is currently under suicide watch as the incident takes a mental toll on students, teachers and family members, said Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd yesterday.  Kenm […]

PAHO: Region facing “mental health crisis”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr Carissa F. Etienne revealed today that the coronavirus pandemic has caused a mental health crisis in the region of the Americas. During a weekly press briefing, Etienne called on countries in the Americas to implement swift measures to address the growing issue. The Americas include […]