Directories and Resources

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6FT FROM THE SPOTLIGHT

Who: Aimed at music and film crew in the UK

What: Training in Mental Health – 6ft From the Spotlight is a non profit Community Interest Company (6ft From CIC) set up with the sole aim of improving the mental wellbeing of music and film crew in the UK.

Criteria: None

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ARTS MINDS

Who: Aimed at Performers and Creative Practitioners working across all art forms

What: Free Web -based Mental Health advice forum

Criteria: None

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BAATN - The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

Who: We are the UK’s largest independent organisation to specialise in working psychologically, informed by an understanding of intersectionality, with people who identify as Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean. Our primary focus and area of expertise is to support people from these heritages. However, we are open to other People of Colour who are affected by prejudice due to the colour of their skin and global white power.

What:Home of the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean Heritage in the UK

Criteria: None

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BAPAM - BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR PERFORMING ARTS MEDICINE

Who: BAPAM is a specialist healthcare charity supporting individuals & organisations in the performing arts. We provide free clinical services, expert training, essential resources and clinical leadership

What: Our expert clinicians understand the demands of a performing arts career and can help you with physical and mental health problems related to your creative practice. During the Covid 19 pandemic we are providing consultations by telephone and online.

The website contains and amazing amount of infomtion and resources for those in the Performing Arts.

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EVERY MIND MATTERS

Who: Anyone 

What: An NHS resource providing simple tips and advice to start taking better care of your mental health

Criteria: None

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THE FREE PSYCHOTHERAPY NETWORK

Who: Anyone

What: Directory of free and low-cost therapy. Organised by region.

Criteria: None

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THE GUILD OF TELEVISION CAMERA PROFESSIONALS

Who: For Anyone, not just TV Camera Professionals

What: A Mental Health Supplement produced by the Guild, but with relevance to anyone in the theatre industry too.

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MARCH NETWORK

Who: Anyone in the Arts, Culture or Heritage Sectors

What: One of 8 national networks funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of the 2018 Cross-Council Mental Health Plus call to further research into mental health.

Mental Health during COVID-19 – social study, results weekly.

Criteria: None

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THE TV MINDSET

Who: People working in the TV and Film industry

What: A new TV & Film industry initiative that aims to provide professional and peer support for freelancers, particularly with mental health, as well as bring meaningful change to working practices in the industry

Criteria: Open to all

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UK NATIONAL ARTS WELLBEING COLLECTIVE

Who: Anyone in the Arts, Culture or Heritage Sectors

What: A Collective established to link like-minded organisations and individuals around the UK to improve health and wellbeing in the Arts, Cultural and Heritage employment sectors.   Includes sections on how to lead others and look after yourself during COVID-19 

Criteria: None

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