The mental strain of working at sea
Research has revealed that more than a quarter of seafarers suffer from depression, while a survey showed 20% had either considered suicide or attempted suicide. Although there is still plenty of work to be done in tackling the issue of mental health, the industry is at least recognising the problem
Stress, anxiety and depression can be all too common among those who spend a long time at sea, away from family and friends; but there is help available
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