Thursday, October 17News For London

Tag: eating disorders

Help Musicians UK’s new mental health service includes counseling

Help Musicians UK’s new mental health service includes counseling

Breaking News, DontUse, Health, LifeStyle, Music, musicians, Uncategorized
Help Musicians UK (HMUK), a charity for professional musicians, has launched a 24/7 helpline to support musicians mental health. Music Minds Matter, is free and offers services such as emotional support, advice in getting a diagnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and counseling among others. Can music make you sick? A study about working in the music industry, commissioned by HMUK found that the creative industry can be responsible for adding to mental health issues. This goes beyond depression and suicide. Addiction and eating disorders are also prevalent in the music industry. A separate study indicates that 1 in 3 professional musicians have suffered from an eating disorder. And with the growing number of sexual assault accusations in the entertainment industry, it may com
Zumba helps raise money to spread awareness

Zumba helps raise money to spread awareness

Health, News, Student
Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDA week) is about enlightening people about eating disorders, supporting victims and encouraging people to come forward and speak about their problems. Reporter: Sohini Sinha Sub-editor: Fabeha Syed This year the EDA Week is observed from 23rd February to 2nd March 2015. It is the week to make people aware about the gravity of mental illness and raise funds to help support those with eating disorders. Gemma Domoney, 29, is teaming up with local Zumba instructors for a three hour long Zumbathon to raise funds for Beat, a charity supporting victims of eating disorders. Beat also supports those facing difficulties with food, weight and shape. The event will take place at St Margaret’s Sports Centre in Bushey on Saturday 28th February 2015. Domoney