It is sometimes hard to look after your wellbeing as a dance professional. It might be to do with issues affecting your mental health. You may also be experiencing physical difficulties.

ArtsMinds reaches thousands of performers, including dance professionals, and has a specific emphasis on issues relating to mental health practitioner.

The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) is a healthcare charity giving medical advice to performers. This includes an online directory of support in your area.

If you feel that you need to speak to someone immediately, contact Samaritans.

Theatre Helpline‘s 24 hour confidential service providing advice & support for any theatre professional with:

  • Bullying or harassment
  • Career issues including professional development & training
  • Health issues including mental health
  • Injury & mobility problems
  • Retirement & care in later life
  • Issues with employment or unemployment
  • Debt & financial issues

They can be reached on 0800 915 4617, or via advice@theatrehelpline.org

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