Mental Health At Sea

We post this in order to raise awareness of the importance of mental health at sea.  Discovery Health has repatriated two mariners in the past month for mental health reasons.  The importance of strategies to recognize and respond to mariners with evolving mental health issues at sea deserves increased attention by industry and professional unions.

 

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About the Author:

Dr. Ann Jarris is a Maritime and Remote Medicine Specialist based out of Seattle, WA. She has practiced as a physician for over 15 years in urban and remote settings. Her experience is in occupational, emergency, wilderness and virtual medicine. Dr. Jarris leads innovation and research efforts at Discovery Health MD as Co-Founder and CEO.

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