MHF Live: artist Q&As
MHF Live is the Mental Health Foundation's new live music fundraiser. We're incredibly lucky to have some wonderful artists supporting us. Here they give some fascinating insight into mental health and music.
Duglas T Stewart of the BMX Bandits
Duglas T Stewart talks mental health, Mary Poppins, Ennio Morricone and more!
Playing my guitar is my therapy
Musician Hannah describes her journey and what helps her look after her mental health.
Jason Hawthorne of Swimming Tapes
Guitarist with London based band Swimming Tapes tells us why music helps him manage his anxiety.
Niall McCamley of The Spook School
Niall McCamley of The Spook School tells us how music gives him an outlet for his mental health.
Rod Jones of Idlewild
Rod Jones, Guitarist for Idlewild tells us all about how music is an outlet for his thoughts and feelings, a way of communication, a source of pride and enjoyment.
Adam, Amber and Nass of OK Button
Adam, Amber and Nass of OK Button tell us about the importance of music in their life, and why music impacts their mental health in a positive way.
Songwriting gives me a place to take a breath
Matthew James Day talks to us about how songwriting and music helps his mental health through giving him a place to take a breath, understand and process,
The writing process has healing qualities for my mental health
Michael Cassidy talks to us about how music can help his mental health through forcing him to confront issues, occupying his mind and having healing qualities.
Dunstan Bruce of Interrobang
Dunstan Bruce of band Interrobang tells us about hitting a low point at the age of 50 and how music helped him to come out of this and support his mental health.
Music does a multitude of truly positive things for my mental health
Tom Middleton tells us how music does a multitude of truly positive things for his mental health.
Music lets me unleash what’s on my mind and de-clutter
London-based singer-songwriter Tom Grennan speaks to MHF Live about music, family and mental health.
Laura Boyd talks to us about why music has been so important for not only her mental health but her dads too.
Punk singer Steve Ignorant tells us about how music allows him to express his anxieties, fears, desperation and hope.