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Maritime suicides are unacceptably high, and employers must act
Suicide tragically remains a huge issue in the maritime industry.    According to a study from the International Maritime Health journal, an estimated 5.9% of deaths at sea are connected to suicide. Yet, when ‘suspicious’ deaths that were possibly suicides were...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime Mental Health, Maritime Safety Week
RMT calls for action to protect seafarers’ mental health
The challenges faced by seafarers are compounded by the fact they are isolated from family for weeks or months at a time, in what may become an oppressive environment where isolation abounds. Key findings from the survey reveal that over...
Region: National
Tagged with: Seafarers, Mental Health, RMT
Mental Health Awareness Week – 10th to 16th May
RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “RMT is proud to support Mental Health Awareness Week, which is particularly important this year as recent research has shown that mental health cases across the UK are on the increase. “Many of these...
Region: National
Tagged with: Mental Health Awareness Week, RMT
RMT urges greater awareness for Seafarer's Mental Health
Covid-19 has thrown up some incredible challenges for the maritime industry with thousands of seafarers unable to undertake a normal changeover that either has them isolated in some part of the globe unable to return home or stuck at home...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Seafarers Awareness Week, Mental Health,