Could Sea Sanctuary Become JustGiving’s Charity of the Year?

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Here at Sea Sanctuary, we're incredibly pleased to announce that we're entering the JustGiving Charity of the Year Award 2017. JustGiving's annual awards recognise outstanding contributions to fundraising by individuals and groups who have used its service. This year, they want to find and recognise the Charity of the Year also. This is a great opportunity for us to showcase... Continue Reading >

Five Things to Bear in Mind if You Care About Someone with PTSD

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You may have heard the term PTSD banded around and thought it was a disorder reserved for those who’ve been in uniform. Although some of those brave people on the front line do end up with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, many other people also develop PTSD in response to a range of events, including sexual abuse, domestic violence, near-death experiences,... Continue Reading >

How to Calm Your Anxiety When You Only Have a Few Minutes

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Whether you’re preparing to go into a big meeting at work, meant to be joining your partner’s parents for dinner, in an uncomfortable social situation, or just struggling to get your anxiety under control, we’re sharing a couple of quick ideas you can try in a pinch to restore your sense of wellbeing. 1) Change your thought pattern We don’t... Continue Reading >

Quotes to Boost Your Confidence When You Need It the Most

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It’s been a long week, a tough day, or a downright disappointing event has taken place, but whatever your reason for needing a boost of confidence, we’re here to help. Here are some of our favourite quotes to help inspire and improve your day. ‘Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go, they merely determine where you start.’ Nido... Continue Reading >

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 >

Our Charity

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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