Health Minister, Terrence Deyalsingh, says the St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital will be decommissioned. He says the hospital is more than 100 years old.
Speaking during the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives on Monday, Minister Deyalsingh said there is need for a new facility to be constructed.
Minister Deyalsingh said reliable data available indicates that Central, Northern and the Southern part of the country are the areas prevalent for incidents of suicide.
Minister Deyalsingh revealed a breakdown of the suicide figures from 2013 to 2017.