Mental Health Emergency Response Line
1300 555 788 Perth metro area, otherwise toll free 1800 522 002

For anyone involved in a mental health emergency in the community – including individuals, families/carers, member of the general public or health professionals.

Healthdirect Australia
1800 022 222
24/7 government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice by registered health practitioners.

Mental Health Support

Act Beyond Commit
Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health.

Support Act
Support Act is Australia’s only charity delivering crisis relief services to artists, crew and music workers as a result of ill health, injury, a mental health problem, or some other crisis that impacts on their ability to work in music.
Wellbeing Helpline: 1800 959 500
General: 1300 731 303

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue is an Australian independent nonprofit organization working to address issues associated with depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental disorders.
1300 22 46 36

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Lifeline Text: 0477 13 11 14

Read about our tips to help manage stress as a result of containment measures.

Head to Health
Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. Provided by the Australian Department of Health, Head to Health brings together apps, online programs, online forums, and phone services, as well as a range of digital information resources.

Music Industry Links

WA Music (WAM) exists to develop the Western Australian contemporary music industry.

APRA AMCOS consists of Australasian Performing Right Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society, both not-for-profit copyright collectives which jointly represent over 47,000 composers, lyricists and music publishers in Australia and New Zealand.

I Lost My Gig Australia (ILMG) is an initiative of the Australian Festivals Association (AFA) and the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN). ILMG was established as a short-term quick response data capture project to quantify the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australia’s live event and entertainment industries.

The Arts Wellbeing Collective is an Arts Centre Melbourne initiative that comprises a consortium of arts and cultural organisations working together to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in the performing arts.

Wellbeing for Musicians

Musicianship isn’t just playing your instrument for hours each day! Look after your physical wellbeing with this great video playlist including warmups, stretches, breathing exercises and wind downs. You’d be surprised at just how much physical and mental health effects playing ability!