Music can have a massive impact on your state of mind. For many people, it can help them to cope with stressful times and with mental health problems like depression and anxiety.
In these videos, hotly-tipped musicians from Gloucestershire – BETH, a vocalist in her own right and also part of vocal crew 5 Mics, and electronica duo
Teacher? Work with young people? This page has been produced as part of our Music Minds programme for teenagers which includes a programme for schools plus one-to-one music mentoring.
Teens in crisis Gloucestershire
Support and advice including online counselling for 9-21 year olds
NHS Gloucestershire – young people and mental health
Page on their website with information, links and signposting
Information, advice, and support for young people – including an online counsellor.
Contains a section with resources and advice for young people, also for parents.
Useful advice, information, downloads, and a forum
Balcarras School Pastoral Support page
Further useful links and information
The Lily Jo Project
A website set up by musician Lily Jo, to support people who are struggling with their mental health.
BBC My Mind and Me
Website with videos, advice, links, guidance on mental health for young people. Plus video and audio from the Newsbeat programmes where young people talk about their mental health problems and how they cope.
Music and mental health videos from the BBC
Plus podcast: How mental health became a talking point in pop music
Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
Guidance on dealing with depression, self-harm, asking for help, and more.
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