Hospital going inexperienced to advertise psychological wellbeing – The Royal Gazette
Created: Nov 30, 2022 03:00 PM
Going inexperienced Preston Swan
A wing of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital might be lit up in inexperienced from tomorrow in an effort to advertise optimistic psychological wellbeing.
Preston Swan, vice chairman of scientific operations on the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, stated the transfer was a part of a marketing campaign to encourage the general public to be “joyous and celebratory” throughout the vacation season.
Mr Swan stated: “Optimistic ideas engender optimistic emotions, which promote good psychological well being.
“This December, we are going to once more gentle the surface of our sister facility, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s acute care wing, in inexperienced.”
This yr’s theme for psychological well being consciousness is ‘Make Psychological Well being and Wellbeing for All a Bermuda Precedence’.
Anna Neilson-Williams, the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief of psychiatry, stated: “We are able to all mirror and recognise the place we could also be feeling harassed or pressured, and take small steps to handle our psychological well being, significantly contemplating the challenges of current years.
“We encourage you to contact MWI, your GP or one of many many psychological well being professionals obtainable inside our neighborhood in case you want help. You aren’t alone.”
The MWI Acute Group Psychological Well being Service on 249 3432. For critical psychological well being crises at any time of the day or night time, name 239 1111.