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Volunteering for HMUK - A personal experience
Liam Taylor
Liam Taylor
5th December 2016

Liam volunteered for HMUK at our Northern Ireland launch. Read about his experience.

Managing Music Performance Anxiety
Tracy Dempsey
Performance Coach
11th October 2016

Tracy Dempsey has been coaching musicians and other performers since 2007. In this blog, She shares her tips for managing performance anxiety. 

Learning to live again
Melissa James
Singer-songwriter
15th August 2016

Melissa James shares her inspiration behind the song Live Again, giving an insight into feelings of loneliness and depression.

There to help through dark times
Roddy Neilson
Violinist
17th June 2016

For Men's Mental Health Week 2016, violinist we supported, Roddy Neilson, shares reflections of his own mental health and how our help guided him back to musical inspiration.

Mental health: top tips for performers
Anna Albright
Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
25th May 2016

Anna Albright gives her top tips for musicians and performers who may be suffering from symptoms of mental illness.

Not all in the mind.
Jonny Hennessey-Brown
Cellist
17th May 2016

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, professional cellist and bipolar sufferer who we supported, Jonny Hennessey-Brown is sharing his experiences of living with mental illness.

Matt
Who we have helped

“In 2001 I was diagnosed with manic depression. It prevented me from playing live and going to the studio. Help Musicians UK got me back on my feet, I'd be lost without them.”

Matt, 49, Songwriter and guitarist
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