Many Jamaicans today are ‘pulling through’ possibly one the worst mental health challenges in recent times.
With the rising death toll linked to COVID-19-related illnesses, the world over, there’s an increased awareness in tending to mental health and wellness.
COVID-fatigue brought on by loss of family members, reduced, low or no income, challenges associated with virtual offices and home/online schooling as well as a lack of social interactions, the concern is growing among medical professionals.
As a result, mental health is now being prioritised by the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
Private sector and non-government organisations are also launching mental health programmes as they monitor the negative impact the pandemic has had on employees, students and the wider population.
The Art of Living Foundation is one such entity that has refocused its efforts to tackle this growing concern, and today,…