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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Mismanagement at MHF continues

CAY HILL — During a presentation in Parliament on Monday, November 17, 2020, Dr. Kitty Pelswijk described how psychiatric care in St. Maarten is rather uncertain. “One psychiatrist is currently at home More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 2nd, 2020

MHF explains hiring process non-BIG Medical Professionals

CAY HILL — In a press release to the general public issued on September 29, 2020, the management of the Mental Health Foundation, MHF, gives an elucidation on the hiring process of non-BIG medical professionals More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

‘Black stock’ of antipsychotic drugs at MHF

CAY HILL — The Mental Health Foundation in Cay Hill has a large stock of leftover medication, referred to by its staff as “black stock,” for patients who do not have health insurance. Apart from More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

MHF response to article StMaartenNews.com September 22, 2020

Dear Publishers, On behalf of the foundation, our interim director Eileen Healy would like to rectify allegations stated in an article titled “Medical recognition divisive issue at Mental Health Foundation” More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Interim Director responds to publication about MHF turmoil

Dear Publisher, As interim director I would like to inform the general public of St. Maarten that the reason for my resignation is the fact that per September 30th, 2020, my contract ends. After hurricane Irma More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 17th, 2020

MHF launches online edition of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

PHILIPSBURG — From Monday, May 18th, to the  25th, it’s International Mental Health Awareness Week. And as we know from previous difficult times: mental health issues are likely to rise after a period More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

MHF opens a Mental Health Support line – Call 311

MHF opens a Mental Health Support line – Call 311 CAY HILL — The Mental Health Foundation understands that many persons are confronted with elevated stress levels during this global Covid-19 pandemic. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

MHF presents Happiness Event on October 10th

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to present the first edition of the Happiness Event! On Thursday, October 10th from 4.30 PM to 8 PM you’re welcome at the Cultural Center in town to join us for an evening More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 11th, 2018

MHF presents winners at “Within the Dark” Award Ceremony

CAY HILL — On Friday, August 3rd, 2018, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) presented Shola Scott, a journalism graduate, and Sara Bharwani, a student from Learning Unlimited, with their prizes and Certificates More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

MHF finally gets permit to operate as private mental institution

PHILIPSBURG – Minister Emil Lee (Public Health) has designated the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) as the place for taking psychiatric patients in custody in urgent situations. The ministerial decree, dated August More...