Mental Health

World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2017

World Mental Health Day is recognized on 10 October every year, with a relevant theme set to highlight global concerns; this year the World Federation for Mental Health have focused on ‘mental health in the workplace’.

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Understanding Autism, September 2017

The Ministry of Equality facilitated several lectures across the week of 18th September; these were presented by Linda Woodcock, Director of AT-Autism and an Autism and Families Consultant.

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ERS mark World Alzheimer’s Month, September 2017

The Elderly Residential Service (ERS), with the support of Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society (GADs), provided two awareness events in Kings Bastion  in view of their continued aim to raise awareness during September’s world Alzheimer’s month. Large displays provided plenty of information regarding dementia, and workshops were available to give attendees[…]

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Preventing suicide: WHO Global Imperative, September 2016

On the 6th September the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a series of documents in line with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th. They highlight the fact that every 40 seconds someone dies from suicide, that this figure does not include those that attempt suicide, and that the majority[…]

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Mental Health Awareness Day, 9th October 2015

Mental Health Awareness Day ran on Friday 9th October in conjunction with Bayside School hours, allowing the children to participate in activities focused on the importance of good mental health. Elizabeth Gonzalez, Sister and Mental Health Nurse, was also present on the day.  

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Mental Health

Welcome to the Mental Health Website of the Public Health Department. This website provides information and advice on several aspects of mental health.   Mental health is important part of health in general. We all want to feel good about ourselves and the world around us – to be able to get[…]

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