Mental health is as important as physical health in ensuring that the seafarers onboard can perform their duties efficiently and safely. It is essential then that a strong culture of mental health awareness and wellbeing is maintained on ships by managers and crew alike.

This course outlines the issues of management of mental health and wellbeing onboard. You will be introduced to the resources and provided with skills and solutions for spotting mental health issues. You will also improve the overall mental wellbeing of those onboard your vessel.

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The Swedish Shipowners’ Association

The Swedish Shipowners’ Association was founded in 1906 as an industry and employers’ association. Since 2001, all employment issues have been handled by the Shipowners’ Employers’ Association, SARF. Consequently, the Swedish Shipowners’ Association is strictly an industry association representing around 60 Swedish shipping companies operating worldwide. The Swedish shipping industry is important in keeping Swedish industry competitive. The mission of the association is to increase knowledge of the Swedish shipping industry and promote issues nationally as well as internationally. Our member shipping companies are at the forefront of environmental and safety issues representing an attractive future field of business sector.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 43 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers and crew on any type of vessel.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the mental health information.