Welcome back to Sound Affects Podcast.

This episode is split in two parts, exploring the impact of the pandemic on musicians, and the work that Tonic Music for Mental Health are doing to address this.

Part 1 is an interview with patron of the charity, Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols) about his own life, career and previous struggles with drug addiction.

Part 2 is an interview with Tonic Music for Mental Health's co-ordinator, Jeordie Shenton, a PhD researcher exploring substance misuse among working musicians.

For more info, visit tonicmusic.co.uk

Barry's Flying Circus Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/368598820938472

Barry's Flying Circus Instagram: @barrysflyingcircus

Barry's Flying Circus Twitter @BarrysFlying

Facebook: TonicMusicForMentalHealth

Other support mentioned in this episode:

Samaritans: 116 123

CALM: thecalmzone.net

Mind: mind.org.uk

My Black Dog: myblackdog.co

HSA, support for survivors of Hillsborough: hsa–us.co.uk

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