ICYMI: Equity global study finds those working in the performing arts are more likely to experience poor mental health
On May 12, Equity, "published a global scoping review of 111 academic studies related to mental health and wellbeing in students and professionals within the performing arts. This landmark study was commissioned by Equity. It’s launched alongside a new Mental Health Charter at a panel event to mark Mental Health Awareness Week."
"The review by Dr Lucie Clements found a clear trend for increased mental health concerns across the performing arts, although findings regarding the prevalence of mental health concern vary greatly." It identified a scope of contributing factors, including, "culture of unstable work," and that, "lack of industry regulation of working conditions and mental health," lead to mental health issues.