BLVSH | Mental Health in the Music Industry

With BLVSH, Agata, hripsime, and Sarj

Panel discussion Mental health in the music industry hosted by the BLVSH collective as part of Tag der Clubkultur on 9th October 2022 at Kukumu, Berlin.

Hosts: Agata, hripsime. Guests: Ivy Rossiter, Sarj Lynch. Soundcloud: Instagram: Tracklist:

  • hripsime - Fountain Of Believe

  • Yvois - Bad Habit (ft. Sable)

  • INVERNO - Amazoniac Deep Jungle Tour

  • n/k3 - tenderness

Mental health resources:

  • Telefonseelsorge Deutschland National Hotline: 0800 1110 111 Hotline: 0800 1110 222 Website:

  • Berliner Krisendienst: They have nine neighbourhood-specific offices through Berlin. Berliner Krisendienst provide assistance over the phone around the clock and in-person from 4pm to midnight with service in multiple languages including English.

  • Germany Suicide Hotline: 0800 181 0771

  • TelefonSeelsorge — nonprofit with trained volunteers
English Helpline 030-44 01 06 07 — daily from 6 pm until midnight for psychological or personal problems; recommend specialists for solving concrete problems, help find an English-speaking doctor, help solve family conflicts, etc.
German Helpline 0800-111 0 222 and available 24/7
Russian Helpline 030-44 01 06 06 and available 24/7

  • 7cups — online chat service with volunteers available 24/7 if you want to talk to someone, not a therapist but a good listener

  • soulspace — free advice in person/by phone for young people aged 15-35

  • TK-Ärztezentrum (if you have TK health insurance) — 040-46 06 61 91 00 to speak with doctors on call 24/7 365 days

  • Therapy Route – directory of psychologists in Germany

  • AllAboutBerlin – directory of English-speaking psychiatrists and psychotherapists in Berlin

  • KV Berlin – directory of doctors and psychotherapists who accept public health insurance

  • – directory that allows you to search for a therapist search by language

  • It’s Complicated – directory that allows you to search for a therapist by language and insurance type

  • ACT Berlin – directory of therapists with language information available

  • Doctolib – directory that allows you to search for doctors and therapists by language

  • Doctena – directory that allows you to search for doctors and therapists by language

  • Coalition for Mental Health – an alliance of 125 member organisations working together to de-stigmatise mental illness

  • German Society for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Nerve Medicine – the largest medical-scientific specialist society for questions of mental illness in Germany

  • MHANational — quick and free check on anxiety, depression, etc.

  • Open Counseling — hotlines for various health topics/groups in Germany

  • Woebot — if you want to try out the limits of tech development, this is an artificial intelligence-driven app, which acts as a therapist. It’s not therapy but good for checking in with yourself

  • mental state in berlin — Facebook group


BLVSH, Agata, hripsime, and Sarj