Help Musicians UK
The initiative, from charity Help Musicians UK, is primed to offer practical support the music industry desperately needs.
Charity Help Musicians UK will launch a 24/7 helpline in December, with three big pledges on how to practically tackle mental illness in music.
Help Musicians UK's decision comes in response to the tragic death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington.
As with feminism, we’re seeing a serious issue commodified by the music industry while major government action remains pretty much non-existent.
As part of their Music and Depression campaign, Help Musicians UK have published a striking insight into mental wellbeing in the industry.
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.
Like so many musicians, Willis Earl Beal and Clare Maguire both signed life-changing recording contracts, but neither were prepared for quite how life-changing they would be.