Assistance for Youth Substance Abusers

Substance abuse can affect the development of a young person’s brain, which in turn, lessens their ability to resolve conflicts. This is according to the …

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Homelessness and Government Initiatives

“A real concern” is how the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) describes the condition of more than 2,000 homeless who take refuge …

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Parenting in the Pandemic

A parent’s job includes being on call 24 hours a day, performing extensive duties and receiving no salary. It is a job that became even …

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How to Obtain a Driver’s Licence

Tired of waiting at the bus stop? Is the thought of being squeezed in with other commuters too nerve-wracking? Combine these with COVID-19-induced anxiety and …

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Myths and Facts

Jamaicans now have the opportunity to be vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has infected over 47,000 people since the first reported case in March …

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COVID-19 and Exercise

Regular physical activity is essential to physical and mental health. The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) recommends that Jamaicans use the additional time that …

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Get the Facts – Endometriosis Awareness

Endometriosis Awareness is observed during the month of March. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the chronic condition, which affects over 100,000 women in …

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Get the Facts: Rights of a Consumer

World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed on March 15 annually to promote the basic rights of all consumers and to ensure that those rights …

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Get The Facts- Your Heart and COVID-19

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), through its 2019 Economic and Social Survey, states that non-communicable diseases (which includes heart disease), remains the leading cause …

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Get the Facts: Epilepsy Awareness

The World Health Organization (WHO) states there are around 50 million people living with epilepsy globally. Epilepsy is a chronic non-communicable disease of the brain. …

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