Monthly Archives: October 2019

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence


The Caribbean Voice will be having activities in the Caribbean and the US – panel discussions on TV, radio, FB and at selected venues.  

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Criminalise quack counselling


The Caribbean Voice is once again forced to address the issue of untrained personnel presenting themselves to the public as counsellors. While one such person now parades as a social worker even though she has no social work credentials, another … Continue reading

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Clinical approach is critical


An article in the Jamaica Gleaner of Monday, October 7, by Steve Lyston, entitled “Rising Above Problems, Stress And Depression” stated, “God will never leave you nor forsake you. He will not allow you to sink. We will sink if … Continue reading

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Facets of Mental Health


“He said when speaking about the development of people, the mental health of individuals, families and communities must be addressed – it was about encouraging people to live well, think right, and enjoy good levels of happiness.” — Dr Rampersad … Continue reading

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Lay Counselor Training needed for NYPD


The Caribbean Voice is thrilled that New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center will provide free confidential counseling and medication to police officers in the wake of the NYPD’s suicide epidemic. Indeed better late than never although it’s still an enigma … Continue reading

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Now it’s the children


On October 21 this year, a group of Queen’s College students were robbed of their money and cell phones on Camp Street while they were going to their after school extra lessons. One day earlier, another Queen’s College student was … Continue reading

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Children should be the most critical reason not to stay in an abusive relationship


Very often victims of gender-based abuse say that they choose not to walk away because of the children. The fact is that staying in an abusive relationship because of the children will cause the children to be scarred for life … Continue reading

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