The 2023 Alex Panton Foundation Youth Mental Health Symposium returns on 18 February for a big conversation.Are you ready to address the elephant in the room? Join the 6th annual event and “Let’s talk about trauma”.
The Alex Panton Foundation is here to remind you that there is help and there is light at the end of the tunnel. Here’s your chance to connect and create change for youth mental health in the Cayman Islands.
Register to attend the free, in-person event on 18 February from 10 am – 4:00 pm.
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More info on topics, agenda, speakers, and sponsors coming soon.
Lizzette Yearwood, Alex Panton Foundation
Jane Panton, Chairperson, Alex Panton Foundation
His Excellency Martyn Roper, OBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands
Hon Sabrina Turner, MP, Minister of Health and Wellness
Hon Andre Ebanks, JP, MP, Minister of Investment, Innovation and Social Development
Dr Shari Smith, Clinical Psychologist, Life Options
Sutton Burke, Clinical Director, Infinite Mindcare
Youth Ambassador Programme | Bill LaMonte, Education Coordinator, Jhadari Lumley, Youth Ambassador Leader and Youth Ambassadors: Cristin Jackson (moderator), Isabella Do Vale, Soleil Parkinson, Lilly Haug and D’hani Bodden
Deirdre Carmola, SEN Case Manager Inclusion, Ministry of Education
Pastor Christopher Murray, Counsellor, John Gray High School and Director, Boyz2Men and Seaford Russell and Mark Phillips, from the Boyz2Men programme.
Alanna Warwick-Smith, Brittany Evans & Zaria Anthony
Clare Panyandee, PE Teacher, Lighthouse School
Monina Thompson, Youth Ambassador Leader
Mario Garraway, Youth Counselor & Health Services Authority (HSA) Behavioural Health Aide
Presentation researcher: Cavelle Chai-Hong-Delfosse, Clinical Psychologist, Aspire. Presented by Youth Ambassador representatives, Jhadari Lumley and Isaias Pascual.
Hailee Robinson, Deputy Chairperson, Alex Panton Foundation