Calls to tackle mental health challenges faced by musicians

The charity Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has suggested that music students should study the impact of mental health challenges on professional musicians to better prepare them for a career in the industry. It has called on music organisations to sign up to a Code of Best Practice, and committed to launching a ‘world first’ mental health service by the end of the year.

Research last year indicated that two thirds of music industry workers suffer from depression.

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