2x more Cayman girls than boys say they are “unhappy with themselves”

2x more Cayman girls than boys say they are “unhappy with themselves”

More than twice the amount of high school girls as boys in the Cayman Islands are not satisfied with themselves, says Dr Erica Lam, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Aspire and Clinical Consultant at the Alex…
Lockhart: Mental health impact of COVID-19 is ‘significant’

Lockhart: Mental health impact of COVID-19 is ‘significant’

Local health experts say the mental health impact of COVID-19 on the Cayman Islands community is “significant” – even as scientific data continues to be collected. “Viktor Frankl said that an abnormal reaction to an…
Mental health professionals voice looming concerns for Cayman teens

Mental health professionals voice looming concerns for Cayman teens

Amy is a 15-year old girl attending a prestigious private school in Grand Cayman. Once a socially and emotionally well-adjusted honour student, symptoms of severe anxiety surrounding otherwise mundane events began to present in April…
Beat the January Blues!

Beat the January Blues!

After a busy holiday season, the “come down” can start to take effect. The holiday season is typically accompanied by various stress factors including overindulging in alcohol, changed sleep patterns, increased spending and family conflicts/confrontations.…
Decriminalizing Suicide in the Cayman Islands

Decriminalizing Suicide in the Cayman Islands

(CNS): Attorney General Samuel Bulgin told his parliamentary colleagues on Monday that suicide is a mental health issue and not a crime, as he presented an amendment to the Penal Code to decriminalise it. The…