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The Continuance Foundation

United Talent Agency Music Agent, Daniel McCartney has officially launched the non-profit organization, The Continuance Foundation (TCF), in partnership with mental health counseling + coaching firm, “Face-It.”  The mission of the foundation, which officially launched earlier this year, is to arm and provide the full-time touring and studio musician community with the necessary tools, education, funds, direction, and guidance to properly prioritize and invest in their mental health. With tasking tour schedules, music release schedules, promo schedules, and the never-ending upside-down hours put in by musicians, investing in mental health often falls by the wayside and can result in worsening stability, substance abuse, and suicide. Studies say that at least 73% of musicians struggle with mental illness, and more than 50% of those admitted turning to substance abuse to medicate. Specifically, within the 18-25 age range, the percentage of musicians struggling with mental illness climbs to a staggering 80%.  Musicians can apply to TCF on the foundation’s website. After they are accepted, they will be provided with a free, minimum of a six-month mental health coaching program in partnership with “Face-It“, a Los Angeles-based firm founded by renowned therapist Dr. Eris Huemer. The program will offer mental health coaching and counseling, community and support, suggested reading materials, and general guidance for a […] For more, go to: TheGirlsAtTheRockShow.com (Source)

United Talent Agency Music Agent, Daniel McCartney has officially launched the non-profit organization, The Continuance Foundation (TCF), in partnership with mental health counseling + coaching firm, “Face-It.” The mission of the foundation, which officially launched earlier this year, is to arm and provide the full-time touring and studio musician community with the necessary tools, education, funds, direction, and guidance to properly prioritize and invest into their mental health. With tasking tour schedules, music release schedules, promo schedules and the never-ending upside-down hours put in by musicians, investing into mental health often falls by the wayside and can result in worsening stability, substance abuse, and […]

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