Many people have become increasingly concerned about the rising number of suicides and the prevalence of alcohol/substance misuse within the entertainment industry. By its very nature our industry can impact your physical and emotional health due to long hours, pressure to push your body, and high workplace stress. In response, Behind the Scenes and other individuals and organizations have come together to create this initiative.
Use these easy to navigate resource links
to find the assistance you need
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse.
Learn the warning signs of suicide and the steps to take to help someone you are concerned about
Are you a target of bullying or harassment? Or have you witnessed it but don’t know how to safely intervene?
Sample language on mental health and respectful workplaces for toolbox talks or company meetings
Information to make it easier to identify
and understand common issues
Do a quick online behavioral health check in to see how you,
or someone you care about, are doing
Find a therapist that understands what you do for a living and the associated stresses and challenges
Chat anonymously 24/7/365 about what’s on your mind to others in the industry who can understand