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Caribbean Volunteer Services, Inc. launched its first “We Remember” campaign this September to commemorate Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Kaheem Thomas would have been 31 years old on June 12. But there won’t be birthday celebrations this year. Instead, his loved ones grapple with the fact that he took his own life earlier this month, and some question the efficiency of mental health services in the territory.
“Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a documentary that takes the viewer into the story of the courageous Liberian women who brought peace in the midst of a bloody civil war, will be screened at 6 p.m. Friday.
As in many jurisdictions of the world, the U.S. Virgin Islands sees far too many people taken before their time through suicide. Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 added a great amount of stress to many Virgin Islanders.