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The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Help or Harm? How Social Media Can Impact Musicians' Mental Health

We spoke to psychologists, a music manager and ex-East India Youth's William Doyle about the ups and downs of always being online.
Eoin Murray
8.10.17
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How Motion City Soundtrack’s ‘Even If It Kills Me’ Got Me Through My Teens

Despite their nerdy, playful exterior, the band talked about the inner workings of OCD, addiction and commitment to recovery in ways I desperately needed to hear.
Marianne Eloise
5.11.17
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How to Approach Mental Health as a Band or Artist Manager

Ellie Giles, who manages Bill Ryder-Jones, on what you should do to look after yourself – and in turn, your clients.
Ellie Giles
5.10.17
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

No Smoking in the Booth: What Happens When Skunk, Music and Psychosis Meet

Our new documentary on THC, grime and mental health.
Noisey Staff
5.9.17
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Bookmark This Page If You Need a UK Helpline for Mental Health in Music

How charity Music Support sorted a 24/7 switchboard for people in the industry living with mental health and addiction issues.
Rachel Finn
5.9.17
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Why We Need to Do More Than Talk About Mental Health in Music

A letter from our UK editor on how, for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, we want to get practical.
Tshepo Mokoena
5.8.17
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

I Didn’t Let Asperger Syndrome Stop Me From Having a Career in Music

“One thing you excel at when you have Asperger's is your individual passions. Some people get well into cars, others become film boffs or mathematicians. For me, it was all about music.”
Yousif Nur
10.20.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How Being a Music Journalist Made Me Wind Up in a Psychiatric Hospital

I was a living cliche: a failed musician who then spends his time criticising other musicians.
Jeremy Allen
7.26.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How Can The Music Industry Fix Its Mental Health Problem?

We put Olly Alexander from Years & Years and the chairman of the leading British music charity on the phone together and got them to thrash it out.
Daisy Jones
5.20.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

ADHD Isn’t My Disorder, It’s More Like My Superpower

ADHD is so often shrouded in negativity, but by utilising it in the right way, British rapper Loyle Carner says it can be turned into an advantage.
Ryan Bassil
5.19.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

As a Young Black Man, Rap Helped Me Deal With Depression When I Was Afraid To Seek Help

Too many black men feel unable to speak about mental health. But by talking about his own, Isaiah Rashad's music helped me understand there’s no template to being who I am.
Jesse Bernard
5.19.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

Lost and Unwanted: How a Disastrous Record Deal Can Fuck With Your Mental Health

Like so many musicians, Willis Earl Beal and Clare Maguire both signed life-changing recording contracts, but neither were were prepared for quite how life-changing they would be.
Nick Levine
5.19.16