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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] “The show must go on.” [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Grief is a natural response to a loss in life  It might be the death of a loved one, the dissolvement of a relationship, the break-up of a band, or the separation from family and friends that might leave you feeling sad and alone. The rigors of a life in music do not always allow for one to process loss like everyone else.  Those tasked with making sure the show goes on can often ignore their own feelings and emotions in order to perform at their highest level. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] No two people will experience grief in the same way.  Common emotions associated with grief and loss are sadness, anger, anxiety, shock, regret, irritability and even relief.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="877" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_raw_html]JTNDYSUyMGl0ZW1wcm9wJTNEJTIydXJsJTIyJTIwaHJlZiUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGYmFja2xpbmUuY2FyZSUyRndwLWNvbnRlbnQlMkZ1cGxvYWRzJTJGMjAxOSUyRjA5JTJGR3JpZWYtYW5kLUxvc3MucG5nJTIyJTIwZG93bmxvYWQlMjBjbGFzcyUzRCUyMnFidXR0b24lMjAlMjBiaWdfbGFyZ2UlMjBjZW50ZXIlMjBkZWZhdWx0JTIyJTIwc3R5bGUlM0QlMjIlMjIlM0VEb3dubG9hZCUyMHRoaXMlMjBSZXNvdXJjZSUzQyUyRmElM0U=[/vc_raw_html][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="878" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_raw_html]JTNDYSUyMGl0ZW1wcm9wJTNEJTIydXJsJTIyJTIwaHJlZiUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGYmFja2xpbmUuY2FyZSUyRndwLWNvbnRlbnQlMkZ1cGxvYWRzJTJGMjAxOSUyRjA5JTJGV2hhdC10by1kby1pZi15b3VyZS1leHBlcmllbmNpbmctZ3JpZWZfbG9zcy5wbmclMjIlMjBkb3dubG9hZCUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIycWJ1dHRvbiUyMCUyMGJpZ19sYXJnZSUyMGNlbnRlciUyMGRlZmF1bHQlMjIlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMiUyMiUzRURvd25sb2FkJTIwdGhpcyUyMFJlc291cmNlJTNDJTJGYSUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=""...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] “We primarily trade in nighttime and in events that facilitate socializing, of which taking substances goes hand in hand. I literally struggle to think of the last event that I attended that didn't have booze flowing through it…” -Ghibli (DJ) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The day-to-day grind of a career in music can often lead to feelings of loneliness, irregular wake/sleep hours, demanding travel schedules, extended periods of time away from family, friends and support networks, financial instability and intense competition   Combined with the adrenaline of performing, after-show gatherings, late nights, and pressures to perform, it’s no wonder so many in the music industry rely on substances to cope with the rigors of such a complex lifestyle.   But when does using become a problem?  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="853" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_raw_html]JTNDYSUyMGl0ZW1wcm9wJTNEJTIydXJsJTIyJTIwaHJlZiUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGYmFja2xpbmUuY2FyZSUyRndwLWNvbnRlbnQlMkZ1cGxvYWRzJTJGMjAxOSUyRjA5JTJGaG93LXRvLWlkZW50aWZ5LXN1YnN0YW5jZS1hYnVzZS1pc3N1ZXMtMS5qcGclMjIlMjBkb3dubG9hZCUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIycWJ1dHRvbiUyMCUyMGJpZ19sYXJnZSUyMGNlbnRlciUyMGRlZmF1bHQlMjIlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMiUyMiUzRURvd25sb2FkJTIwdGhpcyUyMFJlc291cmNlJTNDJTJGYSUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] If you would like additional information on substance abuse, to find out if treatment might be right for you, and/or help finding...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] There continues to be mounting evidence that a life in the Music Industry can cause high rates of Anxiety. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_single_image image="859" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_raw_html]JTNDYSUyMGl0ZW1wcm9wJTNEJTIydXJsJTIyJTIwaHJlZiUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGYmFja2xpbmUuY2FyZSUyRndwLWNvbnRlbnQlMkZ1cGxvYWRzJTJGMjAxOSUyRjA5JTJGd2hhdC1pcy5qcGclMjIlMjBkb3dubG9hZCUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIycWJ1dHRvbiUyMCUyMGJpZ19sYXJnZSUyMGNlbnRlciUyMGRlZmF1bHQlMjIlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMiUyMiUzRURvd25sb2FkJTIwdGhpcyUyMFJlc291cmNlJTNDJTJGYSUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text]In a study called "Can Music Make You Sick?," researchers found that 71.1% of participants (artists, music industry workers) believed they had experienced anxiety and panic attacks, and the University of Texas found that Musicians with higher levels of job insecurity were more than six times as likely to suffer from anxiety.   Feelings of financial fear, work inconsistency, pressure to succeed, months on the road away from loved ones, and creative uncertainty are just a few of the situations that cause an increase in anxiety among those in the music industry. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50px"][vc_column_text] Additional Resources on Anxiety https://adaa.org/ https://www.anxiety.org/ https://www.nami.org/learn-more/mental-health-conditions/anxiety-disorders [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="50px"][qode_blog_carousel_titled posts_shown="3" title="Keep Reading...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] “We all know the famous names who have taken their lives, some have been my friends, but I also know that the roadies are the hardest working and the lowest paid in the industry. These people travel and work 16 or 20-hour days, break their bodies and often rely on drugs and alcohol just to get them through.”  -Mark Opitz (AC/DC, Cold Chisel, INXS) [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="1016" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_raw_html]JTNDYSUyMGl0ZW1wcm9wJTNEJTIydXJsJTIyJTIwaHJlZiUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGYmFja2xpbmUuY2FyZSUyRndwLWNvbnRlbnQlMkZ1cGxvYWRzJTJGMjAxOSUyRjA5JTJGV2hhdC1pcy1EZXByZXNzaW9uLnBuZyUyMiUyMGRvd25sb2FkJTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJxYnV0dG9uJTIwJTIwYmlnX2xhcmdlJTIwY2VudGVyJTIwZGVmYXVsdCUyMiUyMHN0eWxlJTNEJTIyJTIyJTNFRG93bmxvYWQlMjB0aGlzJTIwUmVzb3VyY2UlM0MlMkZhJTNF[/vc_raw_html][vc_empty_space][qode_blog_carousel_titled posts_shown="3" title="Keep Reading...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] 11.8 percent of musicians reported having “Thoughts that you would be better off dead or hurting yourself in some way” in at least several days in the last two weeks, compared with 3.4 percent for the general population. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Active Intervention is vital when someone you love has expressed hurting themselves. Here are some ways to help intervene if a crisis situation occurs. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]...