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Preparing and Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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As the clocks go back and the coats and scarves come out, some people get excited for the winter months; gingerbread drinks in coffee shops, late night Christmas shopping, and blustery walks along the coast. But for some, entering the winter comes with a heavy weight of sadness and fear in the form of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This mental... Continue Reading >
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Five Things You Can Relate to if you have Depression

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If you’ve got depression, things can sometimes feel like an uphill struggle that might never end. We’ve listed five things that you can relate to if you’re experiencing depression, (and don’t forget we’re always here to help). Not All Heroes Wear Capes Sometimes feeling motivated to do things you’ve been dreading can make you feel like a super hero. Whether... Continue Reading >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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 >

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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