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October 29, 2019

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October 29, 2019

Cyberbullying & Seafaring

Communication technology has given rise to online networking and social media,  making it easier for people to connect with family, friends and even strangers from around the world.  Regretfully, it has also given rise to a new type of bullying...

Resiliency  has been recognized as an important constuct   to understanding   why some people can go through adverse events and bounce back , while others suffer debilitating effects including the onset of post traumatic stress disorder.  According to the  experts in t...

May 17, 2019

Understanding Alcohol Use  

             

Alcohol has always played a key role  in all human culture  throughout history,  in defining the nature of social situations and events, describing cultural values...

December 26, 2018

IMEQ CENTER wishes you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all the seafarers in the world!

Battling Burn out at Sea

Job burn out is a state of physical or  emotional  exhaustion as a result of prolonged stress and frustration  leading to feelings of depression or stress.  Challenging factors that  contribute to job burn out   include unsupported work environm...

“ The 2010 Bullying, Discrimination and Harassment Survey was completed online by 539 members of Nautilus International, viathe Union’s website www.nautilusint.org.  42% of respondents said they had personally experienced bullying, discrimination or harassment at work...

October 10 – World Mental Health Day

One in four people will experience a mental-health “problem” at some point in their life according to the “Economist”. In higher-developed countries, mental illnesses account for more day to day suffering and pre-mature deaths than h...

Seafaring is considered as a particularly demanding occupation. It has been well  established  that a  number of the risks and  hazards  are associated with seafaring   i.e. fatigue, long working hours, noise,  extreme weather conditions, loneliness,  isolation, exposu...

Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health Awareness Module

What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by  dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly. People with bipolar experience  extreme high and low moods—known as ma...

March 26, 2018

FACING THE THREAT OF SUICIDE

You are not alone!

Seafaring is a  risky profession!  Seafarers are exposed to a number of risk factors , all of which can interact and may lead to serious physical and psychological  impairment  and  most significant suicidal thinking....

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