Weʼve raised £310 to Weʼre raising £5,000 to Fund the next phase of the Music Support launch! PHASE 1 TARGET REACHED! THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL WHO HELPED!!!
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- Funded on Wednesday, 7th December 2016
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The UK music industry generates an estimated £4 billion a year and supports in excess of 117,000 jobs across all of it’s sectors, with circa 27 million visits a year made to live music events.
Behind this mammoth machine, whose growth rate of 5% in 2014 exceed that of the UK economy of 2.6% , are the people who make it happen. They represent a diverse cross section of society, including artists, touring musicians session musicians, producers, DJ’s, writers, a multitude of touring personnel and road crew, staff from record labels, music publishers, promoters, booking agents, artist management, travel agents, catering companies, law and accountancy firms, professional bodies and associations, and on and on.
In this industry, those who are susceptible or pre-disposed to alcoholism, addiction, emotional and mental health issues are particularly vulnerable due to the enabling environments, lifestyles and stresses that exist within.
Our service includes:
A telephone helpline, counselling and support.
Provide professional and clinical assessment of such persons with a view to signposting them to relevant sources of treatment such as counselling, therapy, psychiatrists or residential treatment centres.
Provide therapy and counselling from volunteers suitably vetted and approved by the Clinical Director.
Determine the most suitable and appropriate psychiatric or treatment service on a case by case basis.
Negotiate the best possible rates on behalf of the patient with the most suitable service provider.
Fund or part fund in the form of bursaries or free beds or travel grants, the required course of treatment for patients with sufficient need who fit our specific means testing criteria.
Promote awareness of” mental, emotional and behavioural health issues” within the UK Entertainment Industry by way of our website, our literature, and our appearances on panels and media outlets, talks and lectures.
Matt Thomas started crowdfunding
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Dec 7, 2016
It takes very strong souls & minds to be this honest, humble and kind. Thankyou for doing this great work.
Simon, Conrad, Dave & everyone at SJM.
Aug 10, 2016
Good luck with the project!
Judy, Mike and Daisy
Aug 9, 2016
Great people make things happen
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