The 2023 Alex Panton Foundation Youth Mental Health Symposium took place on Saturday 18th February at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman.
Are you ready to tackle 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.
Watch the recap videos below for each segment. The subject matter addressed in the 2023 APF Youth Mental Health Symposium may be distressing to some viewers. If you are affected by anything you hear in the following recording please reach out to your doctor for support, call 911, or contact the Alex Panton Foundation directly at email@example.com.
Lizzette Yearwood, Alternate Deputy Chairperson and Director, 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
Dr Erica Lam, Clinical Consultant, Alex Panton Foundation
Laila Shim Research Analyst, National Drug Council
Rhonda Kelly, Addi’s Mom, and Board Member, Alex Panton Foundation
Moderator: Dr. Katheryn Whittaker, Adjunct Professor, University College Of The Cayman Islands
Panel: Monina Thompson, Youth Ambassador Leader; Chad Powell, Youth Ambassador; Lilly Haug, Youth Ambassador
Dr Stenette Davis, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cayman Islands Health Services Authority
Hon. Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale, Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands Judicial Administration
Dr Stephanie Edwards, Educational Psychologist, Cayman Islands Department of Education Services
Shannon Seymour, Director, The Wellness Centre
Dr. Brandon Ramakko, Chiropractor, The DaVinci Centre for Wellness & Alternative Therapies
Dr Tonya Holder, Psychiatrist, Cayman Islands Health Services Authority