JA on mentalhealth week

Jamaica’s Minister of Health and Environment, Rudyard Spencer, is urging Jamaicans to get involved in raising awareness about mental illnesses. Celebrations for Mental Health Week began Sunday.

The week is being observed under the theme, ‘Making Mental Health a Jamaican Priority: Scaling Up Service Through Citizens’ Advocacy and Action’, a focus inspired by the theme for World Mental Health Day, observed annually on October 10.