A special radio broadcast featuring a star-studded lineup of major rock and alternative artists kicked off National Suicide Prevention Week today. The artists include Skillet, Disturbed, and Blink 182. The broadcast, under the initiative I'm Listening, aired on over 230 radio stations owned by Entercom, as well as on radio.com, where you can stream the broadcast. You can find out more at ImListening.org.
Every year, the organization To Write Love On Her Arms carefully crafts a campaign around World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10). The nonprofit has a long history in the music scene, a legacy that continues as artists participate in this year's theme. This year, the WSPD campaign theme is "You Make Today Better." According to [...]
The music community, and especially the rock community, has become inextricably tied to the mental health conversation in America. And it's a time when that conversation is more urgent than ever before: the suicide rate in the United States has risen 25% in the last 20 years. That tragic number has been felt in losses [...]