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Breaking the Silence: Destigmatizing Mental Health and Wellness with Sheryl Garrique-Lloyd, RN, Mental Health Advocate

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Breaking the Silence: Destigmatizing Mental Health and Wellness with Sheryl Garrique-Lloyd, RN, Mental Health Advocate

September 14, 2023

Breaking the Silence: Destigmatizing Mental Health and Wellness with Sheryl Garrique-Lloyd, RN, Mental Health Advocate

Mrs. Sheryl Garriques-Lloyd completed her certificate in Registered General Nursing at the University Hospital of the West Indies, School of Nursing. She furthered her nursing studies at the Ministry of Health’s Inservice Education Unit, specializing in Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Administration. She went on to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing Education at The UWI School of Nursing, Mona. She worked at the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Bellevue Hospital for a combined total of 15 years. She transitioned from bedside nursing to teaching in 2014 and she is currently a Lecturer at The UWI School of Nursing, Mona. 

Her other professional and volunteer activities include being President of the Omega Kappa Chapter of STTI Honour Society of Nursing, President of the St. John the Baptist Kinder-Preparatory Home School Association, Council member for the Nursing Education Special Interest Group of the Nurses Association of Jamaica and a member of the Policy, Research and Publication Committee at the Nursing Council of Jamaica. She is also the Assistant Coordinator of the Lector’s Ministry and a member of the Women’s League at her church. She is an avid mental health advocate and is currently pursuing PhD studies in Mental Health. Her most rewarding job however is being a wife and mother to five children. 

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/my_mental_health101/ 
Email: [email protected]

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