Tag: Mental Health

HEALTH/FOOD

Health Tips Under COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 has immensely affected the global healthcare. Its dangerous effect has continued to keep many of us locked in our homes, which may easily result in the adoption of some bad habits. So, we are here with some ideas that might be helpful for most. Using these ideas on how to stay healthy during lockdown will provide some inspiration as […]

Jamaica

Jamaica Launches New Campaign To Help With Mental Illness

Jamaica’s Ministry of Health and Wellness has launched a new campaign, dubbed “Speak Up, Speak Now” as a means of helping to remove the stigma from mental illness. The new campaign is set to provide a platform from which people can share their stories of mental illness. Dr. Tufton, the portfolio Minister, noted that the purpose of the campaign is […]

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Lack Of Resources Plague Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally, nearly 1 in 10 people have a mental health disorder, yet only 1% of the global health workforce is working in mental health. This amounts to nearly half of the world’s population living in a country where there is less than one psychiatrist to 100,000 people. The organization noted that there are […]