Monthly Archives: January 2020

NGOs – CSOs focus on safety and protection for in-panel discussion series


NEW YORK, USA – In an effort to provide victims and survivors of gender-based violence and various other mental health pathologies, with requisite tools, a number of community service organizations have banded together to launch a panel discussion series themed … Continue reading

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Depression is like a parasite, but manageable


Depression is much more widespread than one would expect. In fact, depression has been increasing on a global scale: It is responsible for more deaths than homicides. Globally, close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year whereas … Continue reading

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Fostering natural pesticides can reduce pesticide suicide


The Caribbean Voice (TCV) is thrilled that natural pesticides are being encouraged in the agri sector. While we are aware that the purpose of this initiative is to foster healthy lifestyles and healthy eating and to get farmers to stay … Continue reading

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No optimal health without good mental health


By Annan Boodram In 1984 the World Health Organization (WHO) defined optimal health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. Last year the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat and … Continue reading

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Stress management basics


Stress is a normal reaction to the demands of life.  A small amount of stress can be good, motivating you to perform well. But multiple daily challenges can push you beyond your ability to cope. The brain comes hard-wired with … Continue reading

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Empathetic communication: A viable tool to avoid conflict


A pregnant teenager had an argument with her mother. As the mother proceeded to verbally abuse her daughter, the daughter angrily exclaimed ‘Me feel like tekking a dose a poison”. The mother responded, just as angrily, ‘Wait deh me go … Continue reading

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