Further Mental health support for musicians to mark world mental health day 2020

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On World Mental Health Day 2020, Help Musicians, in partnership with Music Support, are offering musicians across the UK free access to the NHS-approved mental health support app Thrive.

We know from our recent survey that the ongoing crisis is continuing to have an impact on musicians’ wellbeing, with concerns about the future causing anxiety for many. Understanding these challenges, as well as financial worries and a lack of opportunities to perform, we’re taking action in supporting early detection and preventative measures for mental health challenges.

Thrive is the UK’s only NHS-approved app focused on the prevention and early detection of common mental health conditions. The app offers 24/7 support for mental health and wellbeing, helping users manage common disorders such as anxiety and depression. As well as coping mechanisms and activity sessions, Thrive users can also access live, one-to-one coaching sessions with qualified coaches and set goals to help with focus. 

The addition of Thrive further bolsters the charity’s mental health support, with its flagship listening ear and support service, Music Minds Matter, continuing to be available around the clock for musicians struggling to cope.

Download Thrive for free: 

1. Download the Thrive: Mental wellbeing app from the Apple or Android store 

2. Sign-up using your email address, a password of your choice and the free access code HELPMUSICIANS20 then follow the steps to confirm your account.Thrive free access code HELPMUSICIANS20

Help Musicians’ dedicated mental health support line and service, Music Minds Matter, continues to be available to entire UK music industry. If you work in music and are struggling to cope, or know someone who is, talk to us. It doesn’t have to be a crisis, or about music. We have trained advisors that are here to listen, support and help at any time.

Whatever you may be going through, you can contact Music Minds Matter on 0808 802 8008.


Please note, there are a limited number of access codes for Thrive are available. If you are unable to use the code but are feeling anxious, concerned or need someone to talk to, please do contact Music Minds Matter at any time.

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