MP Akeem Arrindell meets with Mental Health Foundation

PHILIPSBURG — United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Akeem Arrindell met on Monday with representatives of the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) to discuss the way forward his party wants to undertake to improve the overall welfare of the island. St. Maarten currently faces several challenges due to the lack of mental health facilities. More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 2nd, 2020

NAGICO Insurances head offices to reopen on Monday

PHILIPSBURG – The Management of NAGICO Insurances advises the general public in a press release issued on Friday, October 2, 2020, that the company intends to reopen its head offices on the Cannegieterstreet 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 Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Video images of Caulette Julien still not released

CAY HILL — Nothing is known about an investigation into the death of 43-year-old Caulette Julien, who suffered from bipolar disorder, and was found lifeless in isolation at the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 1st, 2020

NAGICO Insurances informs the public of a COVID-19 positive case in its business

~ Explains Business Continuity Procedures ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Management of NAGICO Insurances advised the general public in a press released issued on Thursday, October 1, 2020, that they have received notice 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 Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Too many drugs: polypharmacy alarming trend at Mental Health Foundation

CAY HILL — Administering two and often more drugs at the same time has been the rule rather than the exception at the Mental Health Foundation for many years. Many patients are given a cocktail of medication. More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 25th, 2020

Medical liability issue gets attention from government

PHILIPSBURG — The government, led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, wants a St. Maarten version of the Dutch Individual Health Care Professions Act (Wet BIG). This is stated in the NA-UP Governing Program More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Psychiatric patient dead in solitary confinement

CAY HILL — Nobody knows what happened that night. The next morning, August 25, 2020, Caulette Julien was found dead in the isolation cell of the Mental Health Foundation. She was 43 years old. The responsible 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...

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