Austin music professionals often struggle financially and cannot afford mental health services when they need them most. Research shows that untreated mental illness can lead to incarceration, an inability to work, loss of housing and strained relationships, all of which effect our families as well as the greater community.
SIMS provides a range of life-saving mental health services to hundreds of clients per year. 98% of clients report an improvement in symptoms after initiating SIMS services.
Healthy, happy music professionals make better band mates, better fathers and mothers, better wives and husbands. The result is a healthier, more productive creative community with more hours in the studio and more time spent with friends and loved ones.