We provide innovative music industry-focused mental health recovery services in hospitals and the community
for musicians, song writers, lyricists, producers, vocalists and MC’s

About Our Work

Our award-winning approach promotes wellbeing and recovery through studio sessions, artist development and live performance supported by music industry mentors that develops creative, technical and vocational skills and opens pathways to mainstream opportunities in education, work experience and employment.

Music and Mental Health

Music can play a valuable role in recovery from mental illness. It can stimulate emotional and aesthetic responses, develop creative, technical, social and vocational skills, improve expression, communication, confidence and self-esteem, and facilitate positive changes in behaviour and wellbeing.

Who We Are

The charity was set up in 1997 by a group of patients at Highgate Mental Health Centre in North London to provide music activities on the wards. We now work in locations across the UK in partnership with NHS, local authority and voluntary sector health and social care agencies and music industry organisations.

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Services

Hospitals

We provide in-reach services for young people and adults receiving treatment on acute, intensive care, forensic and rehabilitation psychiatric wards in hospitals in London and across the UK.

Community

Our tailored studio sessions with professional producers provide a structured pathway to mainstream music industry opportunities for musicians with mental health experience.

Performance

Performing original material produced in our studios at public concerts and events boosts artists’ confidence and self-esteem and challenges stigma and discrimination around mental health issues.

Progression

Business advice, artist development, in-house record label, volunteering and work experience opportunities, progression to continuing education, training and employment.

Latest News

CONCERTS AND EVENTS

Our artists performed to thousands this summer across London and we have a busy schedule of autumn dates coming up.

Performing original…

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