October 19, 2021

Cayman: RCIPS 2019 Holiday Safety Campaign Continues, 24 December

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From RCIPS The RCIPS Holiday Safety Campaign is ongoing this week, as the intensified road enforcement operations which began at the beginning of the month continue throughout the holiday season. These enforcement operations include an increase in traffic stops and high visibility patrols, led by the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit. The aim is to […]

Alex Panton Foundation announces sobering data from youth mental health survey at the 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium

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The Alex Panton Foundation has announced the results from the mental health component of the 2018 Cayman Islands Student Drug Use (CISDUS) biennial survey at the recent 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium. The mental health component of the biennial (CISDUS) survey studied the general mental health of the students and sought to explore the risk […]

2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium to discuss the future of mental health in Cayman Islands

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The 2nd annual Youth Mental Health Symposium will take place on February 23, 2019 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. The symposium, organized by the Alex Panton Foundation, will explore the current state of mental health in the Cayman Islands and provide recommendations on future improvements under the theme ‘Addressing Our Past, Supporting Our […]

Cayman Islands police (RCIPS) launches holiday safety campaign, Operation Winter Guardian, 8 December

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From RCIPS This weekend the RCIPS is launching its annual Holiday Safety Campaign, named Operation Winter Guardian. Officers will be conducting high visibility patrols and traffic stops on various roads around the Cayman Islands with the aim of reducing the number of traffic collisions, cracking down on driving under the influence and other traffic offenses, […]

Cayman Islands Drug Coucil supports prison rehabilitation

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The Power of Data: National Drug Council Survey Supports Prison Rehabilitative Efforts From HM Cayman Islands Prison Service Researchers across all industries conduct surveys to uncover answers to specific and important questions.  Likewise, the National Drug Council employs a range of methods to analyze its survey data with the resolve of making informed decisions for sub-groups […]

Cayman Islands celebrates Alcohol Awareness Month

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One of the best ways to help kids avoid issues with alcohol and drugs is to talk with them. During the month of April the National Drug Council, along with organisations around the world will focus its efforts on Under Age Drinking as part of observing Alcohol Awareness Month. The efforts will embrace the theme, […]

Cayman Islands drug council expands programme

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Now in its fifteenth year, the National Drug Council’s holiday campaign seeks to expand by encouraging consumers to take a socially responsible approach to drinking throughout the year. This year’s successful two-tier programme featured a Designated Driver Programme in partnership with 26 local bars and restaurants. Its’ complement, the Purple Ribbon Bus Programme captured the […]

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 […]