Point One Project exists to protect and improve the mental health and well-being of those working in the music sector.

Reach out with ALEC

Whether it’s a friend in need, a colleague who’s not coping or a family member who isn’t themselves, learn what to say and how to help.

A: Start by asking how they are feeling
L: Let them know you’re listening and give them your full attention
E: Encourage them to focus on the simple things that could improve how they feel
C: Check-in with them after your chat

If you’re not quite sure what to say to someone, check out these suggested conversation starters from our friends at Movember:

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Immediate Support

Music-Specific Services

Grief or Bereavement Support

United Kingdom

Immediate Support

  • If you’re ever worried that someone’s life is in immediate danger, call 999 or go directly to emergency services.

  • NHS-111
    Call: 111
    For when you need help but are not in immediate danger

  • Shout Crisis text line
    Text: 85258
    24/7 free text service for anyone in crisis, struggling to cope and needing immediate help

  • The Samaritans
    Free call: 116123
    24/7 confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts

Music-Specific Services

General Support

Grief or Bereavement Support