Tag: mental health
MMF updates its Guide to Mental Health for managers and artists
The UK’s Music Managers Forum (MMF) has release an updated version of its guide to mental health for managers and artists. Unveiled yesterday as part of the online The Great Escape conference, it’s an update of a report...
May 14, 2021
Help Musicians is expanding its Music Minds Matter service
British charity Help Musicians says that its Music Minds Matter phone line, which offers mental health support to musicians, has seen a 65% spike in requests for help since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. That is spurring...
April 9, 2021
Help Musicians warns of a ‘hidden mental health crisis’
UK-based charity Help Musicians has published its latest survey findings, and they are bleak indeed. The charity canvassed more than 700 musicians in the UK about their mental health, and found 87% saying it had deteriorated...
March 12, 2021
Sandbox Issue 270: Always-on my mind: how do artists avoid social media burn-out?
Lead: Always-on my mind: Artists have long accepted – sometimes reluctantly – that their role includes intimate direct-to-fan digital connectivity, usually via Social Media. Grinding out content on multiple platforms,...
February 24, 2021
Tonic Rider aims to support musicians with mental health
As the Covid-19 pandemic and its live-music lockdowns in many countries continues, there is still a great deal of concern about the wellbeing of musicians and their teams. But thankfully there are a growing number of support...
February 16, 2021