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IMEQ Magazine is an international source of information aiming to guide and promote wellness at sea. 

We have created a network of mental health professionals who care to contribute to the education of seafarers regarding mental health


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“The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community.

Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures around 240 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. ‘A (stable) rated by Standard & Poor’s.

The UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services.

The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.”


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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


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....

March 26, 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is PTSD: PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault.



March 26, 2018


Is Stress Getting to  You?

Stress and anxiety are prevalent and enduring aspects of  everyday life. We all encounter and deal  with stressful events in our personal, professional or social life.   It is important to remember that not all s...

March 13, 2018


What is Depression: Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagno...

Depression, anxiety, suicide, alcohol and substance abuse remain major issues of concern among seafarers, and a significant issue for the maritime industry to be addressed.

April 10, 2017

Substance abuse: alcoholism, and drugs. Signs, Symptoms, Treatment.

February 22, 2017

Innovative Maritime Emotional Intelligence Center. The Clinical Assessment. A guide for Mental Health examination.

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