Minister Andrews Supports World Mental Health Day Activity

PR – Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs and Local Government, Hon Tevin Andrews, has expressed support for the activity held in Carriacou marking World Mental Day.

A motorcade, organized by the Carriacou and Petite Martinique Mental Association, and involving students from primary and secondary schools, was the major event on the day.

Minister Andrews, speaking at the commencement of the motorcade, implored the students to be kind, gentle and caring to their fellow classmates.

Recognizing the work of the Mental Health Association led by Nurse Annette Emmons, he noted that an holistic approach must be taken when dealing with mental health.

2023 has been declared the Year of Mental Health by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Religious Affairs.