Music and the mind | A panel on mental heath

WHERE: Wollongong Arts Precinct, Burelli St, Wollongong

WHEN: Thursday 28 September

RSVP: Free tickets via Moshtix

Musicians pour their heart out onto the page and onstage. It is a job that comes with a unique and highly challenging set of demands on mental health.

On 28th September as part of the Wollongong Fringe Festival, APRA AMCOS, Wollongong City Council, MusicNSW and Neami National are teaming up with the folks at Yours and Owls for two FREE events that explore the relationship between music and mental health. Let’s chat.

Thursday 28 September 2pm
Wollongong Arts Precinct

This mutual learning workshop conducted by community mental health services group Neami National, explores music as a mental health recovery tool. Open to all – particularly creatives or those in creative industries who are interested in mental health first aid or learning how to navigate the journey of recovery for themselves, family or friends.

Thursday 28 September
Wollongong Art Gallery / Tony Mott Exhibition
6pm doors for a 6:30 pm start – live music til late

Hosted by APRA AMCOS, MusicNSW and Creative Dialogues, this panel discussion brings together a mix of music industry and allied mental health professionals to share their experiences and to talk about the links between music, the music industry and mental health. This frank chat will look at identifying mental illness and the steps a person can take to find support for themselves or those close to them. Following the panel, attendees can debrief and enjoy live music from local legends The Nah, panellist Timothy James Bowen and a DJ set from Jacob.

One thought on “Music and the mind | A panel on mental heath

  1. This is awesome. I would very much love to be there however I am working. I would like to know the outcome of the discussions AND be involved as I know from experience of the power of the ARTS in assisting the recovery/ intervention in mental health. Please keep me posted. I want to be part of this change.


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