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Mental Health: Useful contacts and further reading

There are all manner of support groups, therapists, charities and statutory bodies that can assist if you are experiencing mental health and/or wellbeing issues. Here’s a selection, to coincide with our Mental Health Week on DJ Mag Digital

Mental Health: Useful contacts and further reading
Mental Health: Useful contacts and further reading

ADDICTION
UK-based drug and alcohol treatment charity T: 020 7251 5860

info@addaction.org
•addaction.org

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
If you think you might have a drinking problem Helpline: 0800 9177 650

General: 01904 644026
help@aamail.org •alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

 

ANXIETY UK
A user-led organisation that supports anyone with anxiety, phobias, panic attacks
T: 08444 775774
info@anxiety.org.uk

anxiety.org.uk

CALM
Charity dedicated to preventing male suicide T: 0800 585858

thecalmzone.net

 

ECLECTIC TOOLBOX
Mental health first aid training for the music industry T: 07703 417097
ellie@eclectictoolbox.co.uk
eclectictoolbox.co.uk

HAPPY DAYS FOR EVERYONE
Self-help personal development group, fronted by Brandon Block
www.happydaysforeveryone.com

HELP MUSICIANS UK
Health and welfare issues related to the music community T: 0207 239 9101

help@helpmusicians.org.uk
helpmusicians.org.uk

 

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Training in mental health first aid skills T: 020 7250 8313
training@mhfaengland.org
mhfaengland.org/book-a-course

MIND

Mental health charity providing advice and support T: 020 8519 2122
supporterservices@mind.org.uk
mind.org.uk

MUSIC SUPPORT

Help for anyone suffering from alcoholism, drug abuse, addiction, mental health issues

T: 0800 030 6789
musicsupport.org

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

If you think you might have a drug-related problem T: 0300 999 1212
ukna.org

 

NUTRITIOUS MINDS

Educational, nutritional and behavioural support for those with “invisible” mental health conditions
nutritiousminds.org

MUSIC INDUSTRY THERAPIST COLLECTIVE

Psychotherapists with a broad range of music industry experience — work in person and online

info@musicindustrytherapists.com
musicindustrytherapists.com

SAMARITANS

If you’re feeling despair, distress or have suicidal feelings T: 08457 909090
jo@samaritans.org
samaritans.org

 

FURTHER READING

The Electronic Music Industry Guide To Mental Health by AFEM

Can Music Make You Sick by Help Musicians UK 

Hardcore Self Help F**k Anxiety by Robert Duff

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts by Dr. Gabor Mate

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques by Margaret Wehrenberg Imposter Syndroms by John Graden

Facing Co-Dependence by Pia Mellody 

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