Minister Richard Panneflek visits the Mental Health Foundation

May 18, 2020 11:32 pm
CAY HILL - The Minister of VSA Mr. Richard Panneflek recently made a visit to the Mental Health Foundation (MHF). During his visit, the Minister was given an informative tour by MHF Interim Director Ms. Eileen Healy. This was followed up by a meeting where topics including the foundation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, protocol for re-opening, the challenges faced by the foundation, and the quality of psychiatric care being provided were discussed. Being a formerly part of KPSM, the Minister was particularly interested in the support offered by MHF to the police force. “MHF has an MOU with KPSM and also provides care at HvB (Prison) the working relationship is one of mutual respect and greatly appreciated,” stated MHF Interim Director Ms. Healy. The foundation also has formal agreements with WYC, MHC (Mental Health Caribbean) for Saba and St. Eustatius, the French side of the island, and others. The Mental Health Foundation would like to thank Minister Panneflek for his visit and is grateful for the consideration of its needs.