October 16, 2019

Online dating in 2030

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What will online dating be like in 2030? By Brtiiany Levine Beckman from Mashable In our Love App-tually series, Mashable shines a light into the foggy world of online dating. It is cuffing season after all. Digital courtship exploded with the rise of the smartphone.  Match and eHarmony laid the online groundwork decades ago, but momentum built […]

Mental Health Caribbean to hold meet and greet with its new Statia manager

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten ST. EUSTATIUS–In relation to the early retirement of Kenneth Cuvalay from July 1, 2017, his successor Jacco Vaders will be assuming responsibility for and authority over Mental Health Caribbean (MHC). After June 30, Vaders will become the new Windward Island Manager of St. Eustatius and Saba. Cuvalay said that […]

Cayman Islands: World Mental Health Day

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Statement on World Mental Health Day 10 October, 2016: ‘Psychological First Aid’ 10 October was World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme, selected by the World Federation for Mental Health (the “WFMH”), is ‘Psychological First Aid’. Psychological first aid is described as the provision of “a humane, supportive and practical response to people suffering exposure […]

Mental health legislation training begins

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The Mental Health Commission (MHC) was established in legislation under the Mental Health Law, 2013. One of the roles of the MHC is to “oversee and deliver mental health training and sensitization sessions for prison officers, constables and any other persons who may, in the performance of their functions, be expected to deal with mental […]

The Editor Speaks: Another report from another committee

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I have highlighted the problem the Cayman Islands have with mental health in an Editorial I wrote on June 8 “Mental health issues to be discussed at healthcare conference” at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/the-editor-speaks-mental-health-issues-to-be-discussed-at-healthcare-conference/ I lamented then the Minister of Health, Osbourne Bodden’s comment concerning the announcement of the Fifth National Healthcare Conference to be held at the […]

Meeting with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Consultant

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Ms Devora Kestel, PAHO/WHO, Mental Health Regional Advisor, arrived in the Cayman Islands on Monday, 14th July, to assist the Mental Health Commission (MHC) with the World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS) survey. The meeting was facilitated by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with PAHO. This WHO-AIMS tool was developed […]