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Tag Archives: psychiatry

  1. Five Leading Women to Tackle Psycho-Social Challenges of COVID-19

    Employees in the financial services sector can weigh in on how they are coping with and managing the stresses and challenges that COVID 19 has presented. They can join the conversation on what is needed to ensure that they, their colleagues and their customers can respond to the disruption to their lives and livelihoods when […]

    September 22, 2020HealthNo comments
  2. A mental health facility for Children finally becomes a reality

    No longer clumped together with adults, creating a whole new plethora of potentially frightening other issues, children with mental illness at the Blackrock Psychiatric Hospital now have their own focused complex… Trustee Pippa Challis said the project was actually 8 years in the making and the main setback was a previous commitment to perform orthopedic […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS PLANS TO REVIVE PARENTAL EDUCATION AND REVIEW THE CLOSURE OF THE ALMA PARRIS MEMORIAL SCHOOL

    The Government of Barbados as it continues to restore the Barbadian Economy is also taking steps to ensure there will be a healthy next generation. in both mind and body. The Thrive Family Centre was launched by the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust and opened by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. She addressed sponsors, Ministry of […]

    December 24, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. ‘LESSONS FROM DEATHS OF KATE SPADE AND ANTHONY BOURDAIN’ by Sandrine Rattan

    The Int’l Women’s Resource Network is calling on leaders and corporate stakeholders globally, to urgently consider investing more into civil society groups whose work is focused on psycho-social issues such as depression, mental health, relationship challenges and financial instability, as these are some of the major triggers of suicide incidents. Unfortunately, the world is wired […]

    June 10, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Anti Cyber Bullying Workshop hosted at UN House

    Shut Down Cyber Bullying, an Anti Cyber bullying initiative by the Rotary Club of Barbados, hosted a workshop with over 40 secondary school principals, guidance counsellors, PAREDOS members and social workers at the United Nations Headquarters last week to develop new anti cyberbullying guidelines and resources for schools. “Online issues affect us all and with […]

    June 26, 2016EducationNo comments
  6. Missing man: Duane Cave

    The Police are requesting all Barbadians’ help in locating a missing man. Missing is Duane Gordon Cave 39 years, of Dunlow Lane, Bay Street, St. Michael. He left home on 29 January 2016 and has not been seen since. At the time he was wearing a white tee shirt, a long dress pants and black tee shirt. […]

    February 14, 2016Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Male Missing Person – Dottin of Oldbury

    The Police are seeking a missing man – Michael Carlisle Samuel Dottin, 23 years, of 165 Circular Road, Oldbury, St. Philip. He was last seen on Tuesday 9 February 2016 after 3.00 pm and has not been seen since. Description Michael is about 5′ 7″ in height, of stout build and has a dark complexion. […]

    February 14, 2016Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Montserratians engage virulent radio campaign on Child Abuse

    A new series of public service announcements are on heavy rotation at ZJB Radio Montserrat. The PSAs were commissioned by the Department of Social Services to bring awareness to the ongoing problem of child abuse on the island. The first installment of ads were written and produced by Goldenmedia and highlight several issues which social workers […]

    September 17, 2015ControversyNo comments
  9. Attempted Robbery & Closure of C.O.B’s Black Rock Branch

    The City Of Bridgetown credit union was saddened to report an attempted robbery occurred at the Black Rock branch of the City of Bridgetown Cooperative Credit Union Ltd. located in the One Carlton Complex earlier today… They’re currently investigating the matter and cooperating fully with the Royal Barbados Police Force. C.O.B says they’ll be able […]

    August 21, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Child care professionals enjoy two days of learning at Grenada’s “reachwithin” conference

    Child care professionals working across a wide spectrum, from infant to school-age, took advantage of two days of learning at reachwithin’s second annual ?conference Caribbean Children and Caregivers: The Importance of Their Relationships held in the Charter Lecture Hall at St George’s University. The conference focused on the importance of developing healthy relationships between the child […]

    July 21, 2015HealthNo comments
  11. Prominent Psychologist Jameca Falconer to lecture & train at UWI’s Cave Hill Campus

    Jameca Falconer, PhD Director for Counseling and Psychological Services at Logan University in St. Louis Missouri has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant in Public/Global Health to lecture and train at University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados during the 2015 academic year. The United States Department of State and the J. […]

    June 10, 2015EducationNo comments
  12. Teen Suicide: Boys need help too…

    It is a tragedy for our society when any child takes his or her life. The death of 12 year old Shemar Weekes in Barbados is one more example of the many children who have committed suicide within the Caribbean region. Teen suicide is one of the major concerns for adolescents who suffer from depression […]

    May 19, 2015HealthNo comments
  13. Mental Ill health reporting & the recent German air disaster

    Dear Editors: I write as a mental health advocate, the only declared user of mental health services who sits on the National Mental Health Commission of Barbados. And I write to ask for media personnel to re-examine their policies on reports that involve the mental health history of individuals who are associated with disasters. I […]

    April 8, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. “All the Wilderness” (2015) – Danny DeVito, Kodi Smit-McPhee: Drama HD

    (CONT’D) As James begins to rebel against his single mother (Virginia Madsen), he ventures into the night where he meets a mysterious kid (Evan Ross) who welcomes him into an eccentric city. Relationships are put to the test as James navigates unfamiliar territory, wrestling with the reality of his own personal wilderness.

    February 10, 2015Culture, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “The Voices” (2015) – Anna Kendrick, Gemma Arterton & Ryan Reynolds, Movie HD

    As the new guy at work, Jerry is asked to help plan the company picnic, and he meets Fiona, an attractive English girl from accounting. Jerry immediately takes a liking to Fiona and excitedly goes home to tell his pets about her. And surprisingly, they answer. But all this is just the beginning of an […]

    January 11, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “THE SCRIBBLER” (Sci-Fi Thriller: Sasha Grey -2014)

    THE SCRIBBLER follows Suki (Katie Cassidy), a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using “The Siamese Burn,” an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being “cured,” she’s haunted by a thought… what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?

    September 24, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Iconic comedian Robin Williams killed himself at his North California home

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: DATA COURTESY – The International Olympic Committee, Movieclips, ENTV, Huffington Post & CNN} Known for hilarious classic movies such as “Good Morning Vietnam,” or “Mrs Doubtfire,” and his voice in Disney cartoon “Aladdin,” beginning on TV in a sci-fi spoof “Mork & Mindy” and venturing into serious works like “Awakenings,” “Jakob The Liar,” […]

    August 12, 2014CinemaNo comments
  18. ‘Lucy’ Interview: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and Director Luc Besson August 5, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “Hector and the Search for Happiness” – (Simon Pegg, Comedy: 2014)

    Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results. Based on the world-wide best-selling novel of the same name, Hector and the Search for Happiness is a […]

    July 23, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Barbados Police find latest missing man – Graham Yearwood

    Graham Adolphus Yearwood 48 years of Checker Hall,St. Lucy who was reported missing on Saturday 17th May 2014, has been traced and is safe. David Welch – Inspector Public Relations Officer

    May 18, 2014CrimeNo comments
  21. “Anna” (2014) – Mark Strong & Taissa Farmiga Thriller HD May 1, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ENTV’s WTF Moments: Scandal Season 3 Episode 18, Top 10 Moments

    CLICK FOR BIGGER – (NSFW!) SCREENSHOT FROM VIDEO

    April 12, 2014Events, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. “Lucy” (2014) – Scarlett Johansson & Morgan Freeman: Sci-Fi Movie HD April 3, 2014Cinema, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Keeping up with the Joneses: The Movie” – UK cinema premiere of Bajan film

    Cast: Daniel Best, Rotchell Gibbons, Kayrie Rice, Izaiah Cornibert, Erskine Niles, Neil Waithe, Angelo Lascelles, Andre Belle, Toni Jemmott, Hassan Gibson, Jeremy Browne, Shelley Ward, Russell Blackman, Cole Yates, Shedeur Parris, Chad Blackman. Just a short note about the UK cinema premiere of this Bajan film. “Keeping Up With The Joneses: The Movie” is based […]

    March 17, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Quo Vadis – Barbadian Theatre: “Critiquing the laughter Critique” by Margaret Gill

    Cultural practices: laughter/ridicule turned on the laughers and not on the stage/plot/performance. This mimics laughter of colonisers at the rites of African-descended persons. Debasement of Black culture. I write in response to the play, “Broken Dolls“, held at the Frank Collymore Hall in April 25th and 26th, 2009. Yvonne Weekes, drama teacher at the Barbados […]

    March 11, 2014Culture, ReviewNo comments