Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

Updates on positive developments, events and activities in the island.

  The culture of Jamaica often disallows for young men to be expressive in a safe, non-judgmental space where they can address the traumas they’ve faced.  These everyday guys may bury their trauma so deep that symptoms such as panic...

During my high school and sixth form experience, I have had panic attacks and social anxiety because of my examinations and situations beyond my control. Furthermore, I wasn't the only one during that time that dealt with mental illnesses...

According to a statistical report from the Ministry of Health, due to the absence of employees from the workplace because of mental health issues, the country lost over $859 million in...

As Jamaicans, we strive to achieve all things bright and beautiful. Our lifestyle is one that reflects livity and freedom; that is brand Jamaica. However, what has been severely affecting our liberating culture in recent times, is the stereotypical...

Jamaicans are notorious for their adherence to superstition and stereotypes. When these qualities are incorporated with misinformation, it can be a toxic bath of fear and isolation.  The issue of mental health is a topic that is on the rise...

ost individuals go through trauma on a daily but most of us have no idea of what trauma is, so we think it is normal. Did you know being abandoned by a parent is an example of trauma?

All workshops will be available exclusively online and participants will be able to set their own class time. We invite...

More than fourteen hundred students across the island will be able to get online for classes and take advantage of distance learning instructions following the donation of digital tablets from the Sandals Foundation. The island’s numbers form part of more...

TALKS WITH TESS

Ever since Jamaica was introduced to cable television and I had an opportunity to see entertainment from the Western culture, I became a fan. ...