ISWAN Insights: Spotlight on Q2 2023

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ISWAN Insights Spotlight on Q2 2023


An infographic sharing insights into the issues faced by seafarers and their families in Q2 2023 using data from ISWAN's helplines.


This infographic highlights the diverse range of mental health challenges facing seafarers.

Calls and messages from seafarers across the maritime sector relating to mental health increased by 37% in Q2 2023 (April to June) across all helplines operated by ISWAN.

As well as family or relationship issues, abuse/bullying/harassment/discrimination, and repatriation issues, other themes in mental health cases included: isolation and homesickness, work-related stress, anxiety about physical health issues, and substance abuse issues.

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