Mental Health Awareness Week takes place October 2-8, 2022, and is a time dedicated to supporting those living with or affected by mental health conditions by raising awareness and providing educational resources. If you or someone you know if struggling with mental health, know you are not alone.


Below are resources for music industry professionals:


Recording Academy’s MusiCares

MusiCares provides a safety net of critical health and welfare services to the music community in three key areas: Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Services, Health Services, and Human Services.

More information here.


Bad Bitches Have Bad Days Too

Megan Thee Stallion launched a free, comprehensive resource network designed to connect users with the services that best fit their needs. The website is broken up into four subsections: therapy platforms, mental health resources, resource directories, and an LGBTQIA+ community helpline.

More information here.


Audacy’s I’m Listening Mix
I’m Listening is Audacy’s commitment to deliver more mental health conversations, resources and pathways to help. This station is a listening experience, tailored to keeping your mood in mind with a collection of music that reminds us it’s okay not to be okay.

Listen here.


Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
The fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet while facing physical or mental health issues, disability, or age-related problems.

More information here.


Music Industry Therapist Collective
The Music Industry Therapist Collective believes that those working in the industry need access to high quality psychotherapy from registered and experienced psychotherapists who also have an in-depth inside understanding of how the industry works. They are a collective of therapists with an abundance of experience working within and around the industry in various roles across all sectors, and have extensive experience of working with mental health and addiction.

More information here.



To connect music industry professionals and their families with a trusted network of mental health and wellness providers. They offer case management, support groups, and educational resources and wellness.

More information here.


The SIMS Foundation

The SIMS Foundation provides mental health and substance use recovery services and supports for musicians, music industry professionals, and their dependent family members. Through education, community partnerships, and accessible managed care, SIMS seeks to destigmatize and reduce mental health and substance use issues, while supporting and enhancing the wellbeing of the music community at large.

More information here.



If you or someone you know is considering suicide or self-harm, call the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988.