To highlight Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, our Head of Health & Welfare, Joe Hastings, writes about how Music Minds Matter and our Health & Welfare team both play crucial roles in the lives of musicians.
Our Help and Advice manager Nigel Hamilton discusses mental health within the music industry, why there is such a stigma around it and how Help Musicians UK can support those who suffer.
To mark RSI Awareness Week, our partners at BAPAM share essential tips on how to avoid repetitive strain injury.
74% of musicians we spoke to said they suffered performance anxiety and 56% said they suffered from this on a regular basis.
This National Stress Awareness Day, we want to recognise the stresses that being a professional musician can bring and help you to manage them.
We spoke to BAPAM’s Dr Carol Chapman’s about how to stay on top of your performance anxiety.
Dr Carol Chapman is a Counselling Psychologist, Performance Coach and a Performing Arts Medicine Health practitioner at BAPAM. She has been helping musicians, actors, dancers, artists and other performing artists to identify, understand and overcome their problems and fulfil their potential.
She shares her practical tips on how to keep on top of your mental health.