Basseterre,St.Kitts October 9 2020 (SKNVIBES)
he following is an address by Ms. Shelisa Martin-Clarke, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on behalf of Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health on Nevis on the occasion of World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020.
I greet you on behalf of Junior Minister of Health Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams.Today, October 10th is observed as World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is, “Mental Health for All – Greater Investment – Greater Access.” World Mental Health Day 2020 calls for equality for everyone, everywhere.
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. Mental illness, neurological and behavioral disorders are common to all countries and cause immense suffering.
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