Backline is proud to be partnered with the following mental health & wellness organizations:

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income, working musicians with a focus on prevention and wellness.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a United States-based advocacy group originally founded as a grassroots group by family members of people diagnosed with mental illness. NAMI identifies its mission as being “dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.”

Midwest Music Foundation

Midwest Music Foundation of Kansas City supports a healthy and vibrant music community in a thriving regional artistic economy.​ ​

Sound Nutrition

Sound Nutrition is an organization designed to meet the nutrition and wellness needs of artists and professionals in the music and creative industries.

Music Minds Matter

Caring for the minds that make the music you love.

Frequency Mind

FREQUENCY creates immersive experiences of transformation inside of 360˚ audiovisual domes.

We provide spaces for emotional fitness – like a gym for your inner being.

To Write Love On Her Arms

To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need.

SIMS Foundation

SIMS Foundation provides mental health and substance use recovery and supports and provides education on these issues for musicians, music industry professionals and their families to support the wellbeing of the Central Texas music community.

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems.

Grant recipients include recording artists, club and session musicians, composers & songwriters from across the country. Every musical genre is represented including poprockjazzclassicalcountrybluesreggaehip hop and all styles in between. Sweet Relief has served the music community by helping musicians with medical and living expenses including insurance premiums, prescriptions, medical treatment and operative procedures, housing costs, food costs, utilities, and other basic necessities.

Send Me A Friend

Our mission is to support musicians and creative professionals who face unique challenges while in early recovery and on the road to a new way of life. In his first year of sobriety Anders Osborne, like so many other musicians who have struggled to stay sober, had to quickly get back on the road and start performing again. He was thrown back into bars, music halls and working at festivals day in and night out — testing anyone’s resolve to stay clean. So, Send Me A Friend is what Anders wished he had at the time – a national network of “sober friends” that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support for struggling music industry professionals. 

VA Way

Our mission is to raise the Mental Health IQ in the music community; to shatter the stigmas associated with mental illness, and reduce the number of people impacted by mental illness, addiction, and suicide by providing training that improves ones ability to offer compassionate support to those experiencing mental illness and get them on the road to mental wellness. 


The VA Way offers Seminars and trainings to educate the community on Mental Health and shatter the stigmas that prevent each of us from providing meaningful support to our friends and family experiencing mental illness and addiction.

Porter’s Call

The mission of Porter’s Call is to be a service of counsel, support and encouragement to recording artists and their families & to provide a safe and confidential refuge for artists to deal with the issues they face, at no charge.

After three months of meeting with artists, all of those involved realized that something good was happening. Artists had a place to go to be off-stage and a guide to help them.

Since the beginning, more that 1000 different artists, from all genres, have come through their doors.

Entertainment Health Services

EHS specializes in counseling and life coaching services to those who work in the Entertainment Industry, focusing on the compounding pressures of balancing life with stress specific to the entertainment world. Our counselors have the experience to understand the demands that often come with working in the entertainment industry and treat individuals struggling with various conditions.

EHS aims to build upon each individuals unique skills and strengths to help them build the life and career they always dreamed of. We strive to offer affordable and accessible counseling services, utilizing Telehealth video sessions for those who travel or have unusual work hours and scholarship programs for those who may have financial barriers.

New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic

Founded by a coalition of music advocates on May 1, 1998, the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC) became the 1st comprehensive medical clinic for musicians, performing artists and cultural workers in the United States. Our mission is to keep New Orleans music ALIVE by sustaining members of New Orleans’ traditional music cultures.  We do this by providing cost-efficient access to comprehensive and preventive health care, wellness education, mental health services and social services for over 2,500 patients. Through partnerships with service providers and community organizations, we are able to provide meaningful community health programs and services to ensure the well-being of NOMC patients and members of the local music community- including but not limited to musicians, Mardi Gras Indians, Social Aid & Pleasure Club members, dancers, performers, artists, and culture workers.