“The music industry has been greatly affected by COVID, as individuals lost their sense of security and identity, experienced tremendous loss and grief, and struggled to cope with the loss of control on their own. fate “said Laura Hutfless, co-founder of FlyteVu and chairman of the board of directors of The Onsite Foundation in a statement. “We are very grateful that MusiCares has stepped up to help us meet this overwhelming need with financial resources.”
The workshop will provide tools, resources and educational sessions to guide individuals to a place of well-being.
“As the premier music charity, MusiCares is dedicated to supporting musicians in times of crisis and beyond,” says Laura Segura, executive director of MusiCares. “We are delighted to partner with the Onsite Foundation and create these important tools as part of our ongoing efforts to help musicians recover and come back stronger after the pandemic.”
An October survey launched by MusiCares found that 51% of those polled had low to very low levels of confidence that they would be able to afford basic living expenses during the pandemic, while 62% said they had experienced moderately high to very high levels of financial stress on a daily basis. Mental health was also severely affected with 26% of people suffering from moderate to severe depression, 34.9% seeking counseling for mental issues and 53.5% of respondents saying they could not afford to ask. advices.
MusiCares, the philanthropic partner of The Recording Academy, provides assistance to the music community through mental health and addiction rehabilitation services, financial assistance for health services and support for living expenses. basic during tough times.
The Onsite Foundation provides trauma counseling and emotional health education.
Apply here to attend The Key Of C. Admission criteria include participants must be over 18, agree to 15 days of alcohol and drug abstinence prior to the program, agree not to smoke on campus during the workshop and have no ongoing suicide plans or attempts and no self-harm. Participation is limited to 63 participants.
While The Key of C is funded for all attendees regardless of their ability to pay, MusiCares will also offer scholarships to music industry professionals qualified to participate in other Onsite Foundation programs, including Triumph. Over Tragedy, Life After Loss, Support in Service and Haven for Healers. .