Mission to Seafarers raises concerns about seafarers’ mental health

[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place currently in the U.K., The Mission to Seafarers is highlighting the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calling on the industry to offer wider services that could help safeguard their welfare. Much of the work undertaken by the Mission to Seafarers globally involves mental health support, from offering the ability to contact families to being on-hand to support seafarers struggling with depression and fatigue, and even providing support after cases of attempted suicide.

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