Need Psychosocial Support Amid Covid-19? Call US

Friday, 27 March 2020 - 11:56am

The public is notified that the BVI Health Services Authority has established a psychosocial hotline to assist persons with their mental wellness and emotional imbalance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

BVI Health Ministry Builds Capacity To Manage Mental Disorders

Friday, 6 March 2020 - 2:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is building capacity in its technical staff to manage mental, neurological and substance disorders.

BVIHSA Joins With Telecoms Providers For Golden Hat Hunt

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 1:06pm

The public is notified that the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will be hosting a Golden Hat Hunt as part of activities to commemorate World Mental Health Day on Thursday October 10.  

“Think Before You Tip Your Hat”- Raising Awareness On Suicide

Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 4:22pm

Director of Mental Health, Dr. Virginia Rubaine has said that the community must recognise that apart from mental health and depression diagnoses, there are other factors contributing to suicide.

Message by Minister for Health and Social Development on World Alzheimer's Month

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 - 4:28pm

The Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organization which aims to create awareness, encourage prevention of the disease and be the support system for families coping with loved ones suffering from the disease. 

Striving To Make Mental Health Matter To All

Friday, 26 July 2019 - 11:54am

Pictured are the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable, Calvin Malone and the staff at the Safe Haven Transitional Centre at their outreach event dubbed, ‘Striving to Make Mental Health Matter to All”.

Incredible Race Headlines Mental Health Month Activities

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 5:22pm

“The Incredible Race – Survivor Edition” will be headlining activities to observe Mental Health Month in May.

 

Down Syndrome And Cerebral Palsy Awareness Support Needed

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 5:22pm

Head of the Disabilities Division within the Social Development Department, Ms. Lorna Dawson is encouraging all residents to support all upcoming observances that bring awareness to the differently-abled community.

Wear ‘Lots Of Socks’ For Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 5:30pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to ‘Wear Lots of Socks’ on Thursday, March 21 in observance of World Down Syndrome Day.

Premier Smith to Lead Delegation To Meetings In London

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 5:21pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will lead a delegation to the 2018 Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meetings being held in London from December 4 through 5.

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