The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy Not Hysteria
The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalisation this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
Music Facilities in Mental Health Clinics Could Be a Game Changer
We spoke to FEARS about the track she recorded in hospital last year, and why music rooms could be integral to some patient’s recovery.
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.
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.
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 prepared for quite how life-changing they would be.