Tag: suicide

Multi-stakeholder collaboration the way forward for suicide prevention – Min Anthony

Multi-stakeholder collaboration the way forward for suicide prevention – Min Anthony

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- September 11, 2020

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony As we continue to observe World Suicide Prevention Day, Minister of Health, Hon. ... Read More

Suicide affects everybody; suicide is not an option

Suicide affects everybody; suicide is not an option

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 9, 2019

─ Mental Health Unit’s focus for 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day ─ Georgetown, Reg. 5 to host awareness activities  DPI, ... Read More

Press release – Suicide in Baramita

Press release – Suicide in Baramita

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 30, 2018

GEORGETOWN, MOPH – Director of the Mental Health  Dr. Util Richmond-Thomas is challenging suicide figures in Baramita Barima/Waini (Region One) ... Read More

‘Parenting’ must be factored into UG’s Psychology curriculum – stakeholders

‘Parenting’ must be factored into UG’s Psychology curriculum – stakeholders

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 16, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, November 16, 2017 A symposium, focusing on Youth Violence, Suicide and Professional Psychology, was held to gather ... Read More

UG hosts symposium to address suicide and youth violence

UG hosts symposium to address suicide and youth violence

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 9, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, November 09, 2017 The University of Guyana (UG) in collaboration with the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological ... Read More

Matarkai, Region One Sub-district sees 40% reduction in social issues

Matarkai, Region One Sub-district sees 40% reduction in social issues

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 29, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Sunday, October 29, 2017 Suicide, teenage pregnancy, school dropouts, rape and incest are on the decrease in the ... Read More

Region One students rally against suicide

Region One students rally against suicide

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 29, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Monday, May 29, 2017 Hundreds of students from Mabaruma in Region One came together on Thursday, and joined ... Read More

Public Health Ministry, NOGs team-up to tackle attempted suicide cases in Region Two

Public Health Ministry, NOGs team-up to tackle attempted suicide cases in Region Two

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 12, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, May 12, 2017 The Government is heightening its work with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), and other agencies in ... Read More

Gov’t intensifying efforts to further reduce suicide– Key ministries involved

Gov’t intensifying efforts to further reduce suicide– Key ministries involved

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 18, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 The Ministry of Public Health’s Mental Health Unit will be forging ahead with programmes ... Read More

New screening tool to identify self-harm/suicide cases

New screening tool to identify self-harm/suicide cases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 13, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, April 13, 2017 The Mental Health Unit of the Ministry of Health has recognised that the rate ... Read More

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