Around one in four workers are affected by conditions like depression, anxiety and stress every year.
Here are some organisation that work specifically with the music industry to support creatives, crew and executives with their mental health:
Music Support (musicsupport.org) has a 24/7 helpline that is open to anybody in the industry who might be struggling with addictions or mental health issues and needs help. It does not give advice or offer clinical services, but it does offer signposting to certified and accredited professionals in the fields of addiction and mental health: therapists, psychiatrists and treatment facilities. They also offer mental health first aid training to organisations, as well as safe hubs at festivals and case management.
Help Musicians (helpmusicians.org.uk) have a service, Music Minds Matter, which is a free 24/7 helpline. You will speak to an accredited counsellor who will offer emotional support, advice and information. Where appropriate they may also signpost you to other specialist services and offer debt or legal advice. They also offer a range of other support from resources to peer support groups.
The Music Industry Therapists Collective (musicindustrytherapists.com) are a group of therapists who specialise in supporting those who work in the music industry.
Tonic Rider (tonicmusic.co.uk) provides free training and support to music industry professionals.
Other: The Musician’s Union have a selection of resources. Visit the Musician’s Union Mental Health Resources page.