Mental Health

Being a musician can be an extremely stressful job so maintaining good mental health is crucial for musicians, as it directly impacts your creativity, performance, and overall well-being. The pressures of the music industry, including irregular schedules, financial instability, and public scrutiny, can contribute to stress and anxiety. Prioritising mental health enables musicians like you to manage these challenges effectively, ensuring you can consistently create and perform at your best. Practices such as mindfulness, regular exercise, adequate rest, and seeking professional support when needed are essential for sustaining a long and healthy career in music.

The fantastic organisations below offer a range of specialist mental health support to musicians. Click on the logos to go through to their websites.

Music Minds Matters
MIND
BAPAM British Association for Performing Arts Medicine
Tonic Rider