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.


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 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services' National Helpline, call 1-800-662-4357. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
    • SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline also provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. To reach, call 1-800-985-5990.


Porter's Call

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

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

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


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Amber Health

los angeles, ca

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




Los angeles, ca

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


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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.

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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.

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Pride Counseling

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


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