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Be Good to Yourself and SIMS Foundation Partner to Bring Services to NC Music Community
November 1, 2021 | Nina Pasquini, The Charlott Observer
Learn about the Be Good to Yourself initiative and how SIMS Foundation is partnering to raise awareness and funding to expand in to North Carolina.
Voyage LA Daily Inspiration: SIMS Foundation Executive Director, Patsy Dolan Bouressa
October 29, 2021 | Voyage LA
Interview with SIMS Foundation Executive Director, Patsy Dolan Bouressa, and discussion on what sets SIMS apart from other organizations as the only non-profit that serves musicians, music industry professionals, and their dependent family members.
Austin’s SIMS Foundation Wants to Take Musician Mental Healthcare Nationwide
October 14, 2021 | Taylor Mims, Billboard
In July, SIMS launched a fundraising campaign in an effort to expand its services The Founders Challenge, as it has been dubbed, was initiated in late 2020 by founder and father of Sims Ellison,
, who wanted to expand the organization’s reach.
"When the pandemic hit, exponentially more people contacted us in need of care," says Bouressa. So "we’ve been exploring ways to expand."
SIMS Foundation Founders’ Challenge Highlights Importance Of Behavioral Healthcare For Musicians
August 13, 2021 | Jim Ryan, Forbes
Read about the SIMS Foundation Founders' Challenge that is helping raise awareness for our work, and that will help us expand across the nation.
Alejandro Escovedo and Mental Health Care for Musicians
July 28, 2021 | Sound Opinions
Sound Opinions podcast with Alejandro Escovedo on the founding of SIMS Foundation in 1995 by Don Ellison, Don Harvey, Wayne Nagel and Alejandro, and how SIMS has helped make behavioral healthcare available to the music industry. He is joined by SIMS Executive Director Patsy Dolan Bouressa.
SIMS Foundation Growing to Support Well-Being of All Music Professionals
July 21, 2021 | American Songwriter
American Songwriter sat down with SIMS Foundation co-founder, Alejandro Escovedo, and SIMS Executive Director, Patsy Bouressa, to chat about the history and future of SIMS.
NPR’s Here and Now: Singer-Songwriter Alejandro Escovedo Helps Musicians Struggling With Mental Health, Substance Abuse
July 14, 2021 | WBUR
Listen to the interview and learn more about the SIMS Foundation Founders' Challenge to raise awareness and funding to expand SIMS services across the nation.
SIMS Foundation Helps During Pandemic Mental Health Crisis
May 14, 2021 | Deborah Sengupta Stith, Austin 360
SIMS Foundation Executive Director, and band members from Ley Line, discuss Mental Health Awareness Month and the work SIMS is doing to help during the pandemic.
X Generation Now: Silent Stages, Episode 4 Featuring SIMS Executive Director Patsy Dolan Bouressa and My Jerusalem’s Jeff Klein
April 23, 2021 | X Generation Now
Episode 4 of X Generation Now's Silent Stages series focuses on mental health in the music community and features SIMS Exec. Director Patsy Dolan Bouressa alongside My Jerusalem's Jeff Klein as guests.
Meet Patsy Dolan Bouressa, LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Executive Director of the SIMS Foundation
April 22, 2021 | ShoutoutLA
Learn more about SIMS Executive Director Patsy Dolan Bouressa in this interview with ShoutoutLA.
Pause/Play Podcast: Mental Health During the Pandemic
January 12, 2021 | KUTX, Elizabeth McQueen and Miles Bloxson
KUT and KUTX Present Pause/Play Podcast. Episode 6, "Mental Health During the Pandemic", includes a number of members of the Austin music community to discuss mental health and SIMS, as well as SIMS Executive Director Patsy Dolan Bouressa.
New Austin Music – Casey Seymour’s Hidden Hills
January 7, 2021 | Kevin Curtin, Austin Chronicle
Austin Chronicle's Kevin Curtin features local musician Casey Seymour's new EP, Hidden Hills. Casey gives credit to SIMS to helping him on his journey to one year sober.
"I had to reach out to SIMS Foundation to get my shit together. Luckily, they put me in touch with a counselor who's been so awesome and knows a lot about music."
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