Sea Sanctuary Anchors Monumental £1.7M Funding!

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Sea Sanctuary has sailed into victory on it’s latest voyage to secure funding for an innovative new project that will put Cornwall on the map for mental health treatment. After being granted the £1.7M in Libor funding in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, we expect to open a new project – The Arc wellbeing hub - in 2018. The Arc will specialise in... Continue Reading >

Can Sea Sanctuary Sail into the Top Spot of the Aviva Community Fund?

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Here at Sea Sanctuary we're very proud to announce we've been nominated for the Aviva Community Fund – a nationwide opportunity to win much-needed funding by gaining votes from the community. Sea Sanctuary offer vulnerable people suffering with mental health problems rehabilitation in their Sail into Life programme, set on their classic yacht, Grace. Additionally, our mental health charity helps hard working service men... Continue Reading >

Sea Sanctuary Launches Programme to Help the 999 Services!

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Here at Sea Sanctuary, we help people. It doesn’t matter who they are, or what they do, we’re here to help if they’re facing mental health problems. But what happens to the people that dedicate their lives to helping others? According to Mind’s latest research, those in the forces are more likely to experience a mental health problem than the... Continue Reading >

You don’t have to be an Olympic Athlete to use Sport to Improve your Mental Health

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We’ve seen some truly inspirational people compete at this year’s Olympics, and with a recorded 1 in 4 people suffering from mental health problems, it’s not surprising that some of the Olympic athletes going for gold have their own stories to tell… Team GB athlete Jack Green was brave enough to talk to the BBC about how he managed to... Continue Reading >

The best places to visit in Cornwall in August

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Cornwall is beautiful all year round, but it’s particularly enjoyable in August with gorgeous weather, long summer days and blue crashing waves… This month we thought we’d suggest a few places to go if you’re spending some time in Cornwall this August. Tintagel Venture forth to King Arthur country for some adventures into the historic world of Tintagel Castle. Built... Continue Reading >

Sea Sanctuary’s Top Creative Writing Tips

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Our Sea Sanctuary Water’s Edge studio is perched right on the gorgeous shoreline of the River Fal, offering therapeutic creative workshops. We’ve recently offered some creative writing workshops and so we caught up with our facilitator Marilyn to ask for some top writing tips. (more…)

Why We Love Falmouth

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Craggy coastlines just waiting to be explored, soft grains of sand sifting through your toes, and clotted cream ice cream cones, need we say more? (more…)

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Sea Sanctuary is an innovative marine based service and is the first of its kind in European waters.

We provide an evidence-based intervention combined with the exhilarating activity of Sail Training. Sea Sanctuary operates within the stunning waters of the Cornish coast.

Our service provides an experiential learning experience and we routinely achieve outstanding results. Sea Sanctuary is available to anyone within the UK (subject to an assessment).

Sea Sanctuary seeks to address the very real issue of mental health well-being for those who most need it.

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