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International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2017, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 8,862 seafarers...

...and the helpline was contacted from 130 countries

In 2017, our relief funds awarded a total of 147,852 USD to seafarers

WHAT WE DO

SeafarerHelp

Our free, 24-hour, multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families.

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'I can’t explain my gratitude in words. You have been very supportive… Thank you very much. You are amazing!'

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NEWS

Shipping companies need to support seafarers presenting with mental health issues

With the increasing awareness of the importance of the mental wellbeing of seafarers, more needs to be done to change the culture in shipping so there is more openness and less stigma about mental health.

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