Working Together For

Quality Mental Health Services



We aim to provide for the Barbadian public a mix of high quality Mental Health Services, with special emphasis on community-based education, prevention, and treatment of mental illness, in order to reduce the need for institutionalized care.


The Psychiatric Hospital is geared towards facilitating community-based care, empowering families and communities, through educating and enhancing quality of life.


“Labor Memtem Sanare” – Working to heal the mind.


Mental Health Services are accessible from the Psychiatric Hospital, Black Rock, St. Michael, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Martindale’s Road, St. Michael, the Polyclinics, Private Psychiatrists and Health Centres, strategically located throughout the island.

In keeping with our philosophy “Good Mental Health – the Key to Healthy Living”, our thrust is committed to the goal of excellence in patient care geared towards creating an awareness of mental health issues, providing public education and the delivery of quality health care which is accessible and affordable to the people of Barbados.

Our mandate is to create a client-family-oriented health service in an environment where clients and families are empowered to participate in discussions about their health.

We are asking you to enter into this partnership with us as we strive to improve the well-being of you and your family.  We appreciate the confidence and trust you and your family have placed in us.  We therefore ask you to work with us to provide high quality standard care, excellent customer service, as well as to invite your response to any concerns with the view of providing feedback in a timely manner.

Should you experience any problems with our partnership, or our services offered, please submit your dissatisfaction in writing to: The Hospital Director or the Chairman of the Complaints Committee, Psychiatric Hospital, Black Rock, St. Michael.

Services are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team who manage the services and address health issues of primary, secondary, and tertiary nature.  Some services are delivered from the facilities, while others are delivered from the homes, business places and organizations within the communities.  These services will vary according to the needs of the client and community.

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