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February 2nd, 2024
‘Mental Health Services’ launches J.M. Culshaw Scholarship

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA - The Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has launched the J.M. Culshaw Scholarship.

December 8th, 2023
‘I never dealt’ with Coach Dag’s death until this year- Kyron A. McMaster

ORLANDO Florida, USA- In what could be described as a tell-all interview, 2023 World Track and Field Championships silver medallist in the Men’s 400M Hurdles Kyron A. McMaster of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) revealed that he never dealt with the death of his coach Xavier Samuels aka ‘Dag’ in 2017 until this year, 2023.

June 14th, 2023
'Men still uncomfortable discussing their problems openly'- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- From Monday, June 12 to Sunday, June 18, 2023, the Virgin Islands (VI) will be observing Men’s Mental Health Week, with the aims of prioritising Men’s health, encouraging them to seek preventive care, and engaging in conversations about important health issues. This is according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9).

June 13th, 2023
Health Minister Hon Wheatley to attend Ministerial Meeting in Barbados

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) will be attending a Ministerial Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDS) and Mental Health in Barbados this week.

July 16th, 2022
Hon Fraser calls for urgent address to state of mental illness in VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Senor Legislator and Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has called for an urgent address to the mental health illnesses in the VI, which he says suffers as a result of societal abandonment.

September 27th, 2021
Curfews & lockdowns can lead to a pandemic of mental ill-health– Dr Beaubrun

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Tanya D. Beaubrun, Family Practitioner in St Lucia, said long term curfews and lockdowns could lead to a pandemic of mental ill-health.

May 16th, 2021
Governor & UK staff in VI run/walk for mental health

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, along with United Kingdom staff of the Governor’s Office in the Virgin Islands joined staff from more than 230 British Embassies, High Commissions, Governors’ Offices and Consulates across the globe on a 24-hour global marathon relay to help mental health charities across the world on May 15, 2021.

November 13th, 2020
Unite BVI launches mental health support video series

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local foundation, Unite BVI has launched a mental health support video series entitled, “Overcoming Together, Wellness Through Uncertainty,” via a partnership with Psychotherapist Kelly Bos, to explore mental health issues challenging VI residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 13th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Stacey Bartley

Our young professional this week is one who has a character of perseverance and believes in having an open mind. Both have helped to define her career path.

September 25th, 2016
USVI Governor declares state of emergency in mental health care


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A state of emergency in mental health care has been declared by US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, Government House announced late Friday September 23, 2016.

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