November 21, 2019

Alex Panton Foundation proposes paper to Law Reform Commission to decriminalize suicide

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The rate of attempted and actual suicide is on a rise in the Cayman Islands, particularly amongst our children and young adults. A recent national survey of all children and youth at Cayman Islands public and private schools, including the University College of the Cayman Islands, undertaken by the National Drug Council in collaboration with […]

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Cayman: Planning Department to host session on application and permit process The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process at the Family Life Centre on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be […]

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CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 7th August ! Come join in the fun and test the gray matter! Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz poster by clicking on the following   link   and spread the […]

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Cayman: Liquor Licence Application Deadline Reminder Grand Cayman liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licences – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting in early September. The deadline for applications is August 16th, 2019. To renew a license, persons should submit a completed application form for each location and […]

Cayman Billfish Rundown participants donate $23,000 to Alex Panton Foundation

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(George Town, Cayman Islands) Yesterday, Cayman Billfish Rundown facilitated a donation of $23,000 to the Alex Panton Foundation (APF). The charity was chosen as the beneficiary for the Tournament’s inaugural year and teams were encouraged to donate a portion of their winnings. The charity’s mission is to improve the mental health of children and young […]

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Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) Closing Early The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Monday, 17 June 2019 at 3 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting. DCI will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 18 June 2019.  DCI staff […]

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 Cayman Islands Youth Mental Health Symposium

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The 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, organized by the Alex Panton Foundation, is taking place this Saturday, February 23 at the Orchard Ballroom at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Suites starting at 9:00am. This year’s symposium will be covering the theme of ‘Addressing Our Past, Supporting Our Future’. Alex Panton Foundation What: Alex Panton Foundation’s 2nd […]

Speakers announced for Cayman Islands 2nd Annual Youth Mental Symposium

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An impressive line-up of speakers will take to the stage at the 2nd annual Youth Mental Health Symposium taking place in the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday February 23rd. The speakers will come together to discuss a shared vision for Cayman’s children and young adults dealing with mental health issues, under the theme ‘Addressing […]

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 […]