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Greater support needed for the mentally ill — Ferguson (Source: The Jamaica Observer)

Greater support needed for the mentally ill — Ferguson (Source: The Jamaica Observer)

 

MINISTER of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson is calling for a collective approach to understanding and providing the necessary support to persons who are beset by schizophrenia, a mental disorder characterised by abnormal social behaviour.

“Medication for Schizophrenia is available through the public mental health services supported by the National Health Fund. In recent years, there have been significant improvements in the medication, some offering effectiveness with less side effects, promoting easier adherence and compliance with treatment,” he said. (Read More)

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