Community Health Team Presents 12th Annual APU Concert
Being diagnosed with anything can be hard, but mental health diagnoses can be particularly hard to deal with.
Some may wonder why this has happened to them and how a diagnosis will affect their life.
However no matter what, it is important that individuals remember that the ones diagnosed are not their diagnosis. They are a people that happen to be dealing with a mental disorder.
This is why on Sunday January 13th; the Community Health Team hosted the 12th Annual APU concert at the Psychiatric Unit.
Dr. Griffin Benjamin commended all those helped to put the concert together and has been helping within the past few years.
Dr. Benjamin says their objective as a team, is to improve the quality of life of the patient.
He added that the Ministry of Health and the Government is much needed to make this objective a reality.
One of the patients Ms. Daphne Nelson, recited a poem which explained the struggles and mindset of a person suffering with a mental health illness.
The Sisserou Singers performed a lovely song also; which had a meditating effect on half of the audience.
The in-patients appeared to be having a good time listening to music, poems, singing and other talents.
Calypsonian Daddy Chess also came to the stage and delivered an exciting performance where the patients.
Five time reigning Calypso King, Dennison “Dice” Joseph also gave an energetic performance;
Individuals diagnosed with mental disorders are typically deemed unable to function in society hence the reason for the Annual Concert.