Kingston - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

There is not much to do in Kingston, so you need to get away; go to one of the resorts on the other side of the island. As COVID recedes, however, resorts will likely increase their prices, making them less attractive. You will have to work hard to keep active. Have I said that there is not much to do in Kingston? - May 2022

Isolation and depression due to the restrictive nature of this post. I think one should be careful about coming here with teenagers; they can have a blast with friends and lots of parties if they are into sports or they can live a very isolated existence. You have to kind of make your own fun here. - May 2022

People seem to really struggle when they arrive at this post. Kingston is a rough place. It is NOT A POST for people who need to be constantly out and about. There are no parks, playgrounds, or places to walk. Shopping is terrible. There is basically nothing to do in Kingston. People love traveling to the North Coast (1 hour) to go to beaches, resorts, etc. but day-to-day in Kingston is hard. If you can't handle spending time at your house, don't come here. - Jan 2020

It's really easy to feel trapped and isolated because of all the restrictions. There are places to get outside and walk and play - just not right outside your door. - Mar 2017

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