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BRIT Trust Diaries: Rachael Lander, Trustee, Music Support

The BRIT Trust is the principal charity of UK recorded music and aims to improve lives through the power of music and the creative arts. Funded largely by the annual...

We are proud to be selected as one of the beneficiary charities for the Taylor Hawkins tribute shows

Music Support, the charity that provides help and support for those who work in all aspects of the UK music industry and live events affected by mental ill-health and/or addiction,...

Music Support – A Mother’s Story

A mother who called Music Support’s Helpline less than a year ago shares her experience of the impact it has had on her family…. “I stumbled across Music Support by...

Music Support: Music Icons Auction

We are excited to announce our latest auction, Music Support’s Music Icons with four incredible prizes on offer donated by four of the greatest rock acts of all time to...

Music Support’s Mental Health First Aid Refresher (Wednesday 22nd June)

Since November 2019 and throughout Lockdown, Music support is proud to have trained more than 350 of our industry peers in Mental Health First Aid skills. We are now back on...

10 ways I’m managing stress as we re-enter touring – Becky Pell

Becky Pell is a touring sound engineer with 26 years’ experience in the live music business. She is also a qualified yoga teacher and clinically trained yoga therapist. Becky is...

Rachael Lander on motherhood for Maternal Mental Health Month

Rachael Lander is a musician, a single mother, a recovering addict and a Trustee of Music Support. Here, she shares her experience of motherhood, seven years in *Trigger warning: Rachael discusses...

Join Music Support’s panel at The Great Escape Conference

As partner charity of The Great Escape, we're excited to be hosting a special panel at the festival’s conference on Friday 13th May where we will be discussing the issues...

Loneliness – the gift that keeps on giving

Matt Thomas, co-founder and Chair of Music Support, shares his feelings on loneliness, the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022.  Music Support, the charity that helps those who work...

Music Support’s Hannah Brinley on ‘The Stress Container’

What is stress? How full is my stress container today? Have I done anything to release the tap? Have my coping strategies been helpful or unhelpful? These are all questions...