E-News 10/11/2018: Music BC Announces Mental Health Workshops + Panel!

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR MUSIC BC MANAGER’S MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOPS

Attention Managers: Join us for an intimate workshop as we explore mental health in the music industry!

Music BC in partnership with Unison Benevolent Fund is pleased to present two free workshops for managers, as well as a free panel on mental health. The two Managers’ Workshops, Promoting Mental Health in Music will be led by Dr. Stevens on Thursday November 15th & Friday November 16th at Music BC. These intimate workshops focus on addressing the mental health issues within the music industry including how to:

– Understand mental health as a continuum (from vibrancy to illness)

– Promote good health for self and others

– Problem solve relevant psychosocial issues at work to provide a heath-enhancing environment

Please note: To be eligible, you must be a BC resident managing one or more artists.

Space is limited to 20 per session with priority going to Music BC Members.

Music BC will email successful applicants to confirm their spot in the workshop.

Application deadline: November 10th at 5pm PST

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MUSIC BC ANNOUNCES FREE MENTAL HEALTH PANEL

Music BC in partnership with Unison Benevolent Fund is also pleased to present a FREE panel titled “How-To: Promoting Mental Health In the Music Industry“.

The panel will take place Saturday November 17th 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street in downtown Vancouver.

Music BC members will receive priority access.

Join moderator Terry McBride CEO of Nettwerk, world-renowned psychologist Dr. Chris Stevens from Australia, recording artist & mental health advocate Catherine MacLellan, and Catherine Runnals, President & Partner, BRANDLIVE, as they explore what it takes to maintain good mental health in such a dynamic industry. Dr. Stevens has over 25 years’ experience developing organizational capabilities for what he calls the “virtuous circle” of sustained innovation, high performance and psychological well-being.

Joining Dr. Stevens, will be P.E.I. artist and music industry mental health advocate Catherine MacLellan whose father, Gene MacLellan, died by suicide in 1995 when she was 14.  The Song and the Sorrow, a recently released documentary follows Catherine as she journeys to understand her father and face her own struggles with mental illness. Catherine Runnals, President/Partner of Vancouver’s BRAND LIVE (Skookum Festival, Celebration of Light) and a ten year “road warrior” who has worked with the likes of Sheryl Crowe, Nelly Furtado, and the Tragically Hip.

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