Finally a much-needed effort from Help Musicians UK team. They have created a phone line that offers advice for not only musicians but those working in areas like band management, tour crews, and record labels.
This service was initiated by a campaign which was launched after the death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.
Joe Langridge-Brown, guitarist of British band Nothing But Thieves explained how their latest album, Broken Machine, “is mostly about it, it’s affected us in different ways”.
“It’s affected loved ones, it’s affected us on the road.
“If I’m being totally honest, at one point it looked like it was going to break up the band because we weren’t coping mentally with what was going on around us.
“It’s an invisible problem to a lot of people, so the more people can raise awareness and tell people it’s OK to talk about it, the better really.”
Those needing help and emotional support can call 0808 802 8008 free of charge, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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