Press Category: SIMS Press

Inside Austin Interview with SIMS Foundation and Seton Ascension

Recent interview with Inside Austin featuring Dr. Lowell McRoberts of Ascension Seton and SIMS Foundation Executive Director, Patsy Dolan Bouressa.   Discussion includes our collaboration efforts and how musicians suffer disproportionately with mental health issues.   https://omny.fm/shows/inside-austin-podcast/podcast-edit

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Austin’s SIMS Foundation Wants to Take Musician Mental Healthcare Nationwide

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, Don Ellison, who wanted to expand the organization’s reach. “When the pandemic hit, exponentially more people contacted us in need of care,” […]

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Alejandro Escovedo and Mental Health Care for Musicians

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.

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New Austin Music – Casey Seymour’s Hidden Hills

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 […]

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