Insight Psychology

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The Free Online Dictionary defines Insights as “the capacity to discern the true nature of a situation” Currently; in the Caribbean we are facing an economic down turn that is unlike the Great Depression of the 1900’s. It is also seen throughout the United States as well as North America where the unemployment rates are at very high. The economy’s struggling state has left us all seeking for solutions. In the cases of such economic dire straits, the people who are likely to suffer are the poor, the homeless and maybe even some low middle class families as well. Here in the Caribbean, the government have been applying cuts through out a number of departments as well as a number of services that were being offered to the members of our community. It appears that our mental health services drew the shortest straw. Ironically, it appears that due to our economic down turn mental health issues are on the rise. These services are being eliminated or decreased at a time when the issues are more prevalent than ever and very much needed. The Department of Health is understaffed, overwhelmed and in dire need of equipment to provide adequate care for our community as a whole much less those in need of mental health services. Our Mental Health services are dormant and our government is incapable of handling the number of cases of mentally ill patients visible and undiagnosed around the community. Consequently, one must look towards the private sector for help in this matter. There is a need for a joint relationship between the public and private sector to provide a valued mental health care system.
In Antigua, there is an agency that has stepped up to the challenge, to ensure that people with mental health issues have the opportunity to receive services that they are in need of. This agency is INSIGHT Psychological Services, LLC. At INSIGHT, their premise is “A moment’s…...

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