Disabilities Services Observes World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 - 6:06pm

Director of Disabilities Services Miss Crystal Estridge says this year’s World Down Syndrome Day theme “With Us Not For Us”, reinforces the message that persons who are special needs deserve to be treated as an individuals with their thoughts and feelings.

Community Support Requested To Bridge The Gap

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 - 4:52pm

The community is invited to the ‘Bridge the Gap’ Showcase on Saturday, May 21 at the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.

Free Workshop To Review Medication For Schizophrenia

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 5:54pm

Health professionals are invited to participate in a free Medication Utilisation Review (MUR) of antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia.

Bridge The Gap To Promote Mental Health

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 - 1:38pm

The Safe Haven Transitional Centre will be launching its ‘Bridge the Gap Showcase’ later this month to encourage the public to de-stigmatise receiving mental health services.

Workshop To Review Medication For Schizophrenia

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:40pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development will be hosting a workshop on Medication Utilisation Review (MUR) of antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia in the Virgin Islands.

Safe Haven’s Outreach Event A Success

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 - 4:40pm

The community outreach event organised for vulnerable individuals and persons living with mental health issues by the staff of Safe Haven Transitional Centre has been called a success.

‘Silly Hats’ To Observe Mental Health Day

Monday, 11 October 2021 - 5:13pm

Students throughout the Territory joined in the commemoration of ‘World Mental Day 2021’ last Friday October 8 by wearing silly hats. 

BVI Building Mental Health And Psychosocial Support Capacity

Thursday, 6 May 2021 - 11:18am

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to invest in strengthening mental health and building community resilience of its people through the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) project.

BVI Health Minister Calls For Support During World Alzheimer’s Month

Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 7:31am

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone has called for a coordinated global voice to bring awareness to dementia during this month being observed as World Alzheimer’s Month.

Message By Honourable Carvin Malone On World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Tuesday, 1 September 2020 - 4:42pm

Greetings to residents of the Virgin Islands. A special acknowledgement is extended to persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, their families and caregivers.