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Calls to tackle mental health challenges faced by musicians
Date posted: 25 October 2017
Music students should study the impact of mental health challenges on professional musicians to better prepare them for a career in the industry, charity Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has argued

HMUK also calls on music organisations to express their understanding of such challenges by signing up to a Code of Best Practice, and reaffirms its own commitment to launching the ‘world first’ mental health service by the end of the year.

The pledges form part of a new report by HMUK, which builds on a study last year suggesting two out of three music industry workers suffer from depression.

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