mental health

Providing Free Mental Health and Wellbeing support for Seafarers

As the Covid lockdown came into effect we were given access to the SEASPAN fleet and started contacting and coming alongside the men and women on board via Skype conversations. This started on the 28th March with our chaplains in Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth participating in this new way of presenting such a ‘ministry of presence’ world wide – we have now extended this by sending out daily messages of encouragement and hope by WhatsApp and full Sunday…

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COVID-19 and Seafarers Latest News

Sharp rise in seafarers failing UK medicals due to mental health conditions Maritime medics have raised concerns over a marked increase in the number of seafarers failing UK medical examinations as a result of mental health issues. Commenting on the annual analysis of medical examinations conducted by approved doctors, published by the Department for Transport, chief medical advisor Dr Sally Bell noted there has been a ‘steady and significant rise’ in both the major and minor mental disorders identified during…

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Hope for an Anxious Heart

If you or someone you love has ever battled with some form of anxiety, worry, or fear – you’re not alone, and you’re not forgotten. Over 280 million people currently struggle with some form of anxiety.† Even though these battles can feel overwhelming, God’s Word is filled with passages that offer hope. If you need encouragement, try one of our Featured Plans on Anxiety. Allow God to meet you and fill you with His peace. Read More If you would like…

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