Education Minister Fayval Williams is calling on residents of Orchard and Clifton in Hanover to fully support the search for missing University of the West Indies student Chaleen Evans.
Evans, 27, went missing on Saturday after leaving the home of her child’s father.
Since then, anxious relatives, friends and security forces have been looking for him.
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Amid reports from relatives that the final year student was suffering from bouts of depression, Williams also called on the wider community not to take these signs lightly and called for help from those reporting. mental health problems.
“It is a sad reality that depression is an all too common experience for many people of all ages and some carry it in silence,” Williams said in a statement today.
“I call on all Jamaicans to be sensitive to the signs and encourage family members to get help quickly so that various situations do not escalate into something worse. Our hope and prayers are that Miss Evans will be found safe and sound, ”she continued.
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