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We invite the community to join us in sharing their stories about mental health in the music industry. Mental health looks different for everyone, and care plans are not one-size-fits-all. Let’s all do our part in championing the conversation by normalizing it, and promoting the prioritization of mental health in our shared work place.

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Backline Communities

Backline Communities

Backline Communities are here to make you feel seen, heard, and valued! Designed to connect music industry professionals and their families with licensed clinicians and their peers, these are spaces to explore, share, seek advice, get tips and guidance on navigating...

WAVES: Mind-Body Grieving for the Music Industry

WAVES: Mind-Body Grieving for the Music Industry

Every Tuesday 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT on Zoom  Introducing WAVES: Mind-Body Grieving for the Music Industry! In our WAVES community, we understand that grieving is not a linear process. We offer an accepting space where all emotions and experiences are welcome and...

Love4Live Meditation Portal

Love4Live Meditation Portal

Backline Wellness Partner Spotlight: Love4Live!  We are asking all music industry professionals to take a moment to recharge and find your center amidst the chaos by utilizing Love4Live's FREE online meditation portal. The portal offers a complete meditation program...

Real Talk w/ Backline: Dave Johnston

Real Talk w/ Backline: Dave Johnston

For this Real Talk w/ Backline, we speak with musician Dave Johnston of Yonder Mountain String Band about adjusting back to family life after tour, how his therapist helps him handle the unique struggles of the industry, and why he's grateful Backline exists.  Watch...

Backline’s Ultimate Tour Packing List

Backline’s Ultimate Tour Packing List

Taking the time to plan your packing list for tour can reduce stress and save a lot of time while traveling. It will also ensure that you have all of the essentials to care for yourself, your bandmates, and crew throughout the tour. Below is our Ultimate Tour Packing...

Touring Notebook

Touring Notebook

A Digital Resource Guide for Navigating Communication & Relationships Before, During, and After Tour. The Backline Touring Notebook was created to support individuals who work in the touring music industry, their family members, and partners. We have created two...

The Neal Casal Clinical Fellowship at Backline

The Neal Casal Clinical Fellowship at Backline

Backline and the Neal Casal Music Foundation are thrilled to announce the second annual Neal Casal Clinical Fellow! L'Oréal McCollum is a clinical social worker, sexuality educator, psychotherapist, and DJ, based in Philadelphia. L'Oréal will be working directly with...