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A guide to mental health in the electronic music industry for organisations

Organisation: Mind


Working in the electronic music industry can be very rewarding and offers many opportunities; however, it can come with a set of unique pressures. These include long hours, high stress, a higher incidence of drugs and alcohol abuse, isolation and insecure work. All of these factors can take a toll on your mental wellbeing.

This guide written by Mind, with industry insiders Ninja Tune, Paradigm, Percolate Music and Poly, is designed to help organisations within the electronic music scene to support the mental health and wellbeing of their employees.

The PDF includes advice on helping your staff to:

  • Set healthy boundaries,
  • Tackle drug and alcohol abuse,
  • Understand imposter syndrome,
  • Cope with working away from home,
  • and other topics relevant to your industry.

It also includes a guide for employers to help you to offer support in a smart, practical way, and a checklist for managers to use.

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