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IMRO Online Discussion | Mental Health and Mindfulness in the Music Industry

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Date: Tuesday, 31st January

Time: 3pm – 4:30pm (GMT)

Bookings: FREE online event | Booking Essential | Email: events@nullimro.ie to reserve your place.

Host Aoife Barry moderates a live and online discussion with representatives from key organisations; Minding Creative Minds and Help Musicians exploring the topic of mental health and mindfulness in music.

We aim to shine a light on the context of mental health among creative communities in 2023, as well as highlight the platforms and services available to those working in the industry – taking into account notable advancements in service provisions in recent years, the process of and benefits to engaging with these organisations, and much more.

Minding Creative Minds (MCM) is Ireland’s first 24/7 (32 county and our Irish overseas) wellbeing support programme for the entire Irish creative and arts sector. Since its launch in 2020, the organization’s offering has increased substantially but has always included counselling and advice services in association with Spectrum Life.  This, includes a *24/7 dedicated phone line and text service for short-term intervention, together with secure video counselling, amongst other contact options.

Kim O’Callaghan is a Director of Minding Creative Minds. As well as her work with MCM, Kim is also a Project Manager & Deputy Event Controller with MCD, the Founder of EvntzApp & #WeAreTheSupportAct initiative.

Help Musicians is a charity that loves music and for over 100 years has been working hard to make a meaningful difference to the lives of musicians across the UK. It offers a broad range of help to support music creators in times of crisis and opportunity – ensuring musicians across the UK can achieve their creative potential and sustain a career in music.

Joe Hastings is the Head of Music Minds Matter at Help Musicians. Having played an instrumental role in the development of the service, Joe now leads on ambitious plans for the growth of Music Minds Matter, pursuing a vision for a music industry which gives enduring value to mental health.


January 31
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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01 661 4844
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