MP Duncan Inquires about Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Healthcare and Social Services | SMN NEWS

ludmilladuncan20012020PHILIPSBURG:— Member of Parliament Solange Ludmila Duncan sent a letter to the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor inquiring about the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector and in particular mental health and social service provision.

“Covid-19 has not only had a tremendous effect on our economy but also on the mental health of our people. There has been a visible increase in mentally ill persons walking the roads lately. There also appears to be more homelessness since the onset of the pandemic. Government has a responsibility to ensure that our most vulnerable residents receive the full ...

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