Following the tragic loss of their brother and manager Alex to suicide after a battle with bipolar disorder, Austin’s The Bright Light Social Hour accessed individual and group counseling through SIMS that helped them process their grief and continue writing and performing. Now they’re giving back while on tour, donating proceeds from t-shirt sales to SIMS.
In just the first two months of 2019, we’ve added over 125 new Austin music industry professionals to our client base (twice as many as this same point last year), putting a strain on our financial resources. Please consider donating to keep our life changing and live saving services available for the Austin music family.
On Vinyl Media launched their online local music merch shop in late 2018, with 50% of profits going to SIMS Foundation and HAAM. This effort continues throughout 2019 as part of On Vinyl’s effort to build a stronger local music community. With new artists steadily being added to the store, this is the place to go to support your favorite Austin musicians and music nonprofits!
Austin City Limits Radio is back with Broadcasts Vol. 26, a collection of their favorite live performances from the past year. We’re honored to once again be beneficiaries from CD and (for the first time ever) vinyl sales. Purchase your copy today!
New research conducted by SIMS and Dr. Lloyd Berg of Dell Medical School explores how musicians’ work stress affects mental health. Industry-specific stressors predict depression and anxiety in the musician population. SIMS serves as a national treatment model with proven remedies.
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