MCP’s response to the Cannabis White Paper

Introduction As a professional body representing psychologists with various perspectives  on the issue of decriminalization of cannabis, the Chamber refrains from taking a position for or against decriminalization. Therefore, this feedback focuses on highlighting concerns related to the issue, which the Chamber believes must be taken into account when making Read more…

Annual General Meeting 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Malta Chamber of Psychologists will be held on Friday 26th November, 2021 at 6:00p.m on Zoom. Attendees have been requested to register through the following Google Form by not later than Friday 26th November, 2021 at 12:00p.m. https://forms.gle/jtTtiuiZw4J2QXP39 Once registration is complete, a Zoom link for the meeting will Read more…

World Mental Health Day

Today, the world draws attention to the importance of mental health by marking the Mental Health Day. The theme of the day this year is “Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality”. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which Read more…

Medicinal Cannabis: Myth or Miracle?

Substance use is becoming more normalised, where society’s approach towards drug use is changing quite fast. This abruptness by which societal change takes place does not always ripple down into properly informed individuals. Professionals working with people who are experiencing social and psychological difficulties are meeting persons who harbour a firm Read more…

Migration and Detention Centres

Press Release 10th September 2020 Last week saw several discussions on the media related to conditions in detention centres due to a leaked video and an accidental death during an escape attempt from the Hal Far detention centre.  The migration issue is a challenge around the world and in Malta. It is Read more…