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World Mental Health Day: Reminder of Resources for Musicians

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay. If you or someone you know in the music industry is struggling, there is specialist support out there.

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#MusicMindsMatter is a free 24/7 helpine run by Help Musicians UK for everyone in the music industry. Call them on 0808 802 8008 or visit their website.

Music Support also runs a 24/7 helpline for anyone in the music industry struggling with ill mental health and/or addiction. Find out more on their website.

BAPAM - British Association for Performing Arts Medicine connects performing artists and musicians with free specialist health support. You can get in touch by phone, email or at one of their regular clinics in London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Cardiff, Liverpool & Belfast. Check out their website for details.

You can also contact Mind for urgent help and support. Plus advice on how to support others. Visit their website.

Mental health at work is a trade union issue.

Workplace discrimination because of mental health is against the law.

And support for ill mental health at work can be considered a reasonable adjustment.

MU members can get in touch anytime for advice & assistance.


Published: 10/10/2019

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