As a trade organization, the Country Music Association is dedicated to providing the vital resources & connections needed to navigate your professional and personal lives. We know how complicated emotions, relationships & our jobs can be – so this Mental Health Resources Portal  was culminated to provide you with the most pertinent information to help you when you need it most.

Are you based outside of the United States?

Visit our International Mental Health Resources page for more relevant resources.

Are you based WITHin The United States?

View United States Based Programs and Support for resources available nationwide.

Are you based in the state of tennessee?

View Tennessee Based Programs and Support for resources available to TN residents.


If you or someone you know is experiencing overwhelming feelings of sadness, anxiety, or stress, please read on:

  • To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-8255 or Text 988.
  • To reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline, call 1-800-799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, please visit or text "START" to 88788.
  • To reach the Veterans Crisis Line, dial 988 then press 1.
  • To reach the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services National Helpline, call 1-800-662-4357.


Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States (multiple languages available).


The DDH is the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 to all residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.


TWLOHA is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.  TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

find the right care for you

Find Help is a national search engine to help connect individuals to the support that best fits their needs. Find Help can connect you with resources for financial assistance, food insecurity, medical care and other free or reduced-cost help. Thousands of resources are available within this search engine that can be sorted by care type, or even geography.

More Helplines

The hotlines & helplines that follow are available 24/7, are 100% confidential and are free of charge.





The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.

Open to: Men, women, youth, and families living with mental, or substance issues may need treatment, case management, and discharge planning in addition to financial support to avoid or escape homelessness. 

5600 Fishers Ln
Rockville, MD 20857

(877) 726-4727

Cirque Lodge


Addiction Treatment

An exclusive, trusted, and advanced drug and alcohol addiction treatment center. Situated in the serene Rocky Mountains of Utah, CL offers an enriching rehabilitation experience in a tranquil setting. This is a recovery retreat providing cognitive and experiential therapies.

Open to: Men and women seeking treatments ranging from drug and alcohol rehabilitation, to detoxes, cognitive therapy and/or family counselling.

3114 E Ida's Rd
Sundance, UT 84604

(801) 797-2605



Family members and friends who are worried about someone with a drinking problem

Al-Anon Family Groups meet in over 130 countries to help families and friends of problem drinkers recover from the impacts of a loved one’s drinking. Members help each other by practicing the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous themselves, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.

Open to: Men and women aged 18+

(888) 425-2666

Amber Health


Provides comprehensive, evidence-based mental health services for Tours, Live Events, Organizations & Artist Teams, highlighting the human experience of those who work in it. Whether you need mental health support for your artist, tour leadership, or your entire tour, Amber Health can help.

Open to: tour managers, live event professionals, artist managers, tour leadership, organizations




Musicares grants financial assistance for personal or addition needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances. Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years in the music industry, or, 6 commercially released recordings/singles. Funding may be awarded for things such as rent, car payments, insurance premiums, utilities, medical expenses, therapy, addition treatment, or other expenses.

Open to: musicians, singer/songwriters, engineers, stagehands, managers, tour bus drivers, A&R, agents, make-up artists, live crew, etc.

(800) 687-4227

TCW: All Access Program


The touring life has its share of rewards, but also its share of challenges, stresses, and complications. The folks over at TCW are firm believers that an ear to listen and a voice to guide you can help get you through some difficult times. With this, they are pleased to offer our “All Access” program. With this program, TCW will pay for the FIRST FOUR mental health/therapy sessions per year for those that work in live entertainment industry. TCW does not want finances to be an obstacle for any individual that needs someone to talk to. They simply will receive a bill from their designated providers for their services and will never know your name or what you spoke with them about.

Open to: those working in the live entertainment industry including their spouses and partners. 



A nonprofit suicide prevention foundation created to full the societal need to teach people to be able to effectively talk to others who are in crisis.

Family Safety Center

Provides free, confidential services to Tennessee residents who are victims of violence and abuse. Their services include counseling, orders of protection and referrals to partner agencies.


·         Provides help to pet families in the music industry! Visit their website to apply for assistance.



Backline is a free mental health and wellness resources to those in the music industry. They host regular support groups for music industry professionals via Zoom.


Passenger also hosts a virtual 12 Step Music Industry Support Group every Tuesday at 11:00 AM/EST to discuss change, growth, and create a space for alcoholics/addicts to come together.

Pride Counseling

Pride Counseling provides online counseling for the LGBTQ community. Applicants are assigned a counselor and can communicate via phone, video and messaging.


Below are mental health resources available to Tennessee residents. Keep in mind that the United States Based Programs and Support listed above are also available to you.


Discovery Place


Serving the Addiction Recovery Community in TN for over 25 years.

Break the cycle by addressing the cause of your drug or alcohol addiction, not just the symptoms. Discovery Place is a 12 step spiritual retreat, not a conventional, insurance-based treatment center. Over the past 25 years of serving men, Discovery Place has seen countless lives transformed through this proven process and guide our guests through the practical application of the 12 steps for long term sobriety and a life that is happy, joyous, and free.

Open to: Men in the Middle TN area

1635 Spencer Mill Rd
Burns, TN 37029

(800) 725-0922

The Ranch Tennessee

Dickson, TN

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Center

While evidence-based therapy programs provide the groundwork for change, The Ranch TN focuses on making the treatment experience beneficial for clients on multiple fronts. Our flagship mental health treatment center in Nunnelly, TN, offers a scenic environment tucked away in Central Tennessee’s gorgeous woodlands and rolling hills. Within this beautiful and serene environment, clients also gain access to a range of holistic modalities. For example, equine therapy gives individuals the chance to interact with and care for horses on our ranch.

Open to: Men & Women seeking an admissions based, mental health treatment center. 

Insurance Required

5165 State Hwy
Dickson, TN 37055

(888) 969-7713

Integrative Life Center

Nashville, TN

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Center

A small, privately owned treatment centers dually licensed to treat men and women, 18 years and older, struggling with mental health and addictive disorders. ILC Nashville offers a full continuum of care from Residential through Intensive Outpatient (IOP), including a dedicated Men’s Residential Intimacy Disorders Program.

Open to: Men & Women in the Nashville regional area

1104 16th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37212

Insurance Required

(615) 891-2226

Porter's Call

Franklin, TN

A place where creatives can find mental health counseling specifically attuned to their profession. Porter’s Call is a safe and confidential refuge where you can deal with the issues and stresses you face in your career and personal life. Services are provided at no charge. If after speaking with a “Porter” it is determined you need more specialized care or medication, you can be referred to other medical professionals/facilities.

Open to: Artists, Bandmembers, Spouses of

228 2nd Ave S
Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 591-6622

Mental Health Cooperative

Nashville, TN

Mental Health Cooperative offers full-service behavioral healthcare for children, adults and adolescents. They also have a primary care clinic for anyone who is uncomfortable or has anxiety when visiting a doctor. Visit their website for more information or call 615-743-1555 for immediate help.

Open to: walk-ins, those who are insured, uninsured, referred by physicians, or even family member

275 Cumberland Bend
Nashville, TN 37228

(615) 726-3340

Music Health Alliance

Nashville, TN

Music Health Alliance is a personal healthcare advocate available to anyone working within the music industry for 3 or more years. Qualified applicants can receive financial support for mental health services including counseling, therapy and screenings.

Open to: any music industry professional as long as they have been in that capacity for 3+ years

2737 Larmon Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

(615) 200-6896

Members Only Health Care Plan


Hit all the right notes with the
Country Music Association Member Health Plan.

We've teamed up with United Healthcare to provide our members with group health insurance plans. Plus, receive consultation to answer all your insurance questions. Learn more at