Mental health and substance use recovery services for Austin music industry and their families.
There are few finer things in life than an evening listening to the incredible @tameca_jones, but how about an evening listening to Taméca that benefits mental wellness in Austin music? facebook.com/events/5524318… https://t.co/UjuX3o68N5
@ShakeyGraves presents a big fun summer party this Sunday at Prospect House, with raffle proceeds benefiting SIMS! Tickets will NOT be sold at the door, so get yours beforehand and we'll see you there! facebook.com/events/4500867… https://t.co/rYFqv1i4mX
Some more gratitude for this Friday. @skunkmanhattan paid the SIMS office a visit this week to donate $300 raised through raffle ticket sales at this year's Skunkfest! Thanks to Skunk, the awesome bands at Skunkfest, and the fans who support mental wellness for Austin music! https://t.co/Q04aaHI8I6
We don't keep Austin music going strong without the support of our generous community partners. Thank you @LEVITATION and LEVITATION fans for raising over $2,500 dollars through your sales drive for SIMS Foundation! https://t.co/l2a04hD1jj
@crashandridepod is hosted by drummer Patrick Ferguson & keeps the mental health conversation going thru talks with musicians about anxiety, depression, substance use disorder & other issues. ATX's @thorharris666 is his latest guest. Give it a listen! crashandride.libsyn.com/crash-and-ride…
We don't condone or condemn drinking alcohol - it's your life, your choice, and you do what's best for you! But if you want to seek counseling or other services to cut down or eliminate alcohol use in your life, we're here and ready to help. today.com/health/women-w…
It was magic indeed! We're glad we got to come out to #LuckTexas Saturday night and are already itchin' for a return visit. austin360.com/entertainmentl… https://t.co/OeZKcPkZRt
@rashiphop aren't just amazing because of their high energy shows and uplifting music, but for the effort they put into giving back to community and being a positive influence on future generations. Give this a read and start your weekend with a smile! austin360.com/entertainmentl…
We live in a city with some incredible women who have done wonders to amplify the conversation around mental health! austinchronicle.com/news/2019-07-0…
@SunRadioTX's Kevin Connor sat down with our Interim ED, Patsy Dolan Bouressa, to discuss SIMS' shift to a focus on emotional wellness, our current financial crunch, and the incredible SIMS providers we partner with who make our mission possible! sunradio.com/sims-foundatio…
Who's coming out to @ONE2ONEBAR tonight for @jellyellington's Guitar Jam?! facebook.com/events/4096926… https://t.co/CmK7QH0wUt
On Friday, @LEVITATION launched a HUGE 50% off sale of shirts, art, and more, with 100% of proceeds coming to SIMS and mental wellness for Austin music! Shop the sale now while supplies last! shop.levitation-austin.com/collections/si… twitter.com/LEVITATION/sta…
Have you gotten your tickets for the 3rd Annual Rosé Soirée at @EberlyATX yet? Get yours while they last, and come upstairs to the SIMS table and say hi while you're there! facebook.com/events/3010736…
Outspoken pop singer @halsey talks candidly about her bipolar disorder, sexual assaults, and how she's able to be stay productive and creative throughout her rise to fame. These are the stories that make a difference in the mental health conversation! rollingstone.com/music/music-fe…
We'll be at Skunkfest this Saturday at @catilive! Come rock with us, and purchase a few raffle tickets while you're there. Proceeds support our mission of keeping mental wellness in Austin music going strong! facebook.com/events/2260125… https://t.co/YBJI83SZBU
Happy Sunday! Head over to Native Hostel for this FREE ATX Music Marketplace and Panel. Check out some of the great local music vendors, nonprofits, and panels happening from 10am-3:30pm. facebook.com/events/2415626… https://t.co/LskXiCPRZz
Tonight at @keybaraustin, 7pm! We're raising money and getting our summer on with music from @Duncan_Fellows and @MixerRogers. Generously sponsored by @TitosVodka and @SierraNevada. https://t.co/pxym5ddF4H
SIMS owes so much gratitude to Celeste. Her tireless energy, genuine passion for SIMS and other great Austin music institutions, and welcoming personality have made working with her each year at the @ATXMusicAwards an absolute gift. Thank you Celeste! austinchronicle.com/daily/music/20…
We're still a little ways away from @LEVITATION and @aclfestival, but it's never too early for our musicians and music fans in recovery to think about how they can best prepare for a fun festival experience while maintaining their sobriety. thefix.com/how-attend-mus…
It's Friday. You might have had a good week, you might have had a bad week. Whatever you're going through, take some time to be kind and treat yo self like the absolutely incredible human being you are! SIMS loves you, keep kicking ass. 🎵❤️🎵 https://t.co/vEeAoOQTot
Come out to @keybaraustin this Sat night as @Duncan_Fellows and @MixerRogers help us kick off the SIMS Summer Series! $5 suggested donation at the door, but if you've got some extra bills burning a hole in your pocket, we can put it to good use! facebook.com/events/6551378… https://t.co/bKsgwA0pgs
Thanks to @deborific for highlighting our current financial strain in @austin360. We've been deeply touched by the outpouring of donations and support from our community since we first announced this, but still have a long way to go! austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @skunkmanhattan: #skunkfest19 in 11 Days June 29 #austintx @catilive #musicfestival #rockfestival #sponsors @TreganGuitars @CrosbyPedals…
A quick read on how music affects your emotions and can create a physiological response. psychologytoday.com/us/blog/scienc…
Let's have some FUN! We're delighted to bring the SIMS Summer Series to @keybaraustin, starting THIS Sat, June 22 with @Duncan_Fellows and @MixerRogers! Entry is free, with $5 suggested donation to SIMS. Presented by @TitosVodka and @SierraNevada facebook.com/events/6551378… https://t.co/qOz2a23cKs
Friends, SIMS has experienced unprecedented growth thanks to wellness-focused efforts aimed at removing stigma surrounding mental health issues. This has resulted in a serious financial shortfall. Please give this a read and support SIMS by visiting simsfoundation.org/donate. https://t.co/DGPN630ADR
July 2, we're back at @ONE2ONEBAR for @jellyellington , Jake Andrews and Paul Val & Dos Vatos! Doors at 6:30, with nonstop guitar jams from 7 to midnight. facebook.com/events/4096926… https://t.co/oUaS5Co2M7
"It became almost like a comfort to work on these songs and to have them, to listen to, to remember and to think back on the whole process how they were put together." npr.org/2019/06/09/730…
[1/2] To contribute to a healthier music climate, Record Union is donating $30K to enable projects that aim to prevent or treat mental illness among music makers. Please go today to the73percent.com/vote and vote "Screening Musician Work Stress & Mental Health Vulnerability".
[2/2] Look for the SIMS logo towards the bottom. The 10 projects with the most votes will go to a final round & meet a panel of experts who will select the final projects to be awarded with the donation. Their decision will be presented early July. Last day to vote is June 16.
The contributions that Bushwick Bill and Geto Boys made to elevate Houston hip-hop are immeasurable. We're saddened to lose another great Texas artist. R.I.P. Bushwick Bill. rollingstone.com/music/music-ne…
[4/4] Whether you knew him personally, saw Pariah play live, or only know him from photos, videos, and stories, please join us in remembering a truly wonderful human being who is missed every day. We love you Sims. https://t.co/YPoPGyqiyZ
[3/4] While today we join his family, friends, band mates and fans in mourning Sims, we also reflect on the 1,000's of people in Austin music that have been helped by SIMS services since his passing. Lives have been saved because of our community's response and continued support. https://t.co/S201O7wwTI
[2/4] We get messages and stories from Pariah fans who still think about his infectious smile, welcoming personality, and captivating stage presence. All these years later, his memory has not faded in the least, showing the profound impact he had during his time on this earth. https://t.co/fk9EXIoLmm
[1/4] 24 years ago today the world lost a caring and brilliant young talent by the name of Sims Ellison. He brought joy and love to everyone he touched, and still beams brightly in our hearts to this day. This is a difficult day for all who knew and loved him. https://t.co/cO5QA3Ssvo
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to Sarah, her family and friends, and our friends at @myhaam and @HeardPresents who had the pleasure of working with her. If you can, please consider donating to help her family with funeral arrangements. gofundme.com/remembering-sa…
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to Sarah, her family and friends, and our friends at @myhaam and @HeardPresents who had the pleasure of working with her. If you can, please consider donating to help her family with funeral arrangements. gofundme.com/remembering-sa…
SIMS is proud to partner with Skunkfest for an all-day event June 29 at @catilive featuring some awesome Austin rock bands! GA and VIP tickets available now! https://t.co/Co7vNYsAI0
It broke our hearts to learn of Roky Erickson's passing. He was an icon who blazed new trails for generations to come. Our sympathies go out to his family, friends, & all who got to experience the brilliant musical gift he brought to Austin & this earth. austinchronicle.com/daily/music/20…
It is with a mix of sadness and appreciation for her years of dedication that the Board of Directors of SIMS Foundation announces Heather Alden’s departure as Executive Director. We wish her the best of luck in her new endeavors. simsfoundation.org/release/ https://t.co/QacODOD91C
Read the story of our #HellYesSIMS project with @theabgb and see the results below! facebook.com/TheABGB/videos… https://t.co/KfnStks5Fm
We spent Memorial Day with @jellyellington, @TexasCastaneda and @Guitarvan at @one2onebar for the first Jelly's Guitar Jam! Thanks to Jelly & everyone who played or came to listen! Jelly's Guitar Jam happens the first Tues of each month starting July 2 - we'll catch you there! https://t.co/iVBSRD9pFJ
We concluded @EberlyATX #SunsetSessions for the summer this Sunday, and things went out with a bang! Thank you to Eberly and @whitelightexpo for making SIMS a part of this. Big thanks to Laurie Gallardo for hosting, and @abramshook and @whitedenimmusic for the rockin' good time! https://t.co/DxiOQwwqw7
We hope everyone is having a magnificent and thoughtful Memorial Day. Just a reminder to join us at @ONE2ONEBAR tonight at 7pm for the first monthly Jelly's Guitar Jam with @jellyellington , @TexasCastaneda and @Guitarvan! facebook.com/events/3419602…
Humbled to be featured in this story from NPR and KUTX 98.9 on the best hotspots in Austin! npr.org/2019/05/22/725…
We were fortunate to have James Petralli of @whitedenimmusic perform at SIMS Heart of the City 2017. This Sunday, White Denim helps closes out @EberlyATX Sunset Sessions for the summer. This show is SOLD OUT, but Sunset Sessions will be back this fall! *Photo by @cecilefuscofoto https://t.co/GtZm5IyexM
[1/2] Our Marketing Associate was lucky enough to attend @frankturner's Lost Evenings Festival in Boston this past weekend. On the final day, Frank and Derek Zanetti of @thgchoir sat down with @Active_Minds Comm Mgr Angela Gillis to discuss Mental Health in the Music Industry. https://t.co/V95xCDvmZs
[2/2] This powerful panel both educated attendees and reaffirmed that they are far from alone in whatever they're going through. SIMS applauds all involved for making mental health such a key element of Lost Evenings! #MentalHealthMonth https://t.co/DA9mdGV7ZZ
[2/2] Tonight, we collaborate with our wonderful partners at @theabgb and their #HellYesProject on a secret volunteer project. Keep your eyes out for the end result of this special volunteer night, and use the hashtag #HellYesSIMS to tell your mental health story this month!
[1/2] #HellYesSIMS is here! We've asked our friends and supporters to consider sharing why mental health matters to them this #MentalHealthMonth to help end stigma. https://t.co/tItHPZ1wa4
We're lucky to partner for @jellyellington's Guitar Jam, a monthly residency at @ONE2ONEBAR with the first show this Mon, May 27! With music from Jelly, @Guitarvan, & @TexasCastaneda, fingers will fly and strings will sing. We can't wait to see you there! facebook.com/events/3419602… https://t.co/JyuSB9XQbo
We are so grateful for the support shown during #MentalHealthMonth by @thenothingsong and all the wonderful people at @CheerUpCharlies! Tomorrow night, Being Dead, The Oysters, Holiday Music and Veranda play to benefit SIMS. Music starts at 9pm! facebook.com/events/7024442… https://t.co/TOqbWDWrU7
Fantastic news! @atxrecovery Detox is once again open. Congratulations to our friends, and thank you to SIMS Board Member Dr. Carlos Tirado, David Walsh and Carma Health for their hard work to help make this happen. twitter.com/atxrecovery/st…
One year ago today, the world lost Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit. His family recently announced the launch of Tiny Changes, which aims to raise awareness about children and young people’s mental health issues. A perfect way to honor Scott's memory. pitchfork.com/news/scott-hut…
We're very saddened to learn of the passing of Austin hip-hop icon, DJ Southpaw. Rest in peace. austin360.com/entertainmentl…
We consider @MusiCares a critical partner in carrying out our mission of mental wellness for Austin music. Get to know Senior Director Harold Owens and his journey of recovery in this in this inspiring interview. grammy.com/musicares/news…
RT @PunkTalks: May is #mentalhealthawarenessmonth 🌸 Did you know that nearly 60% of adults with a mental illness didn’t receive mental he…
"Only 19% of respondents said they think the music industry is working to create a “sustainable music climate with healthy artists.” This #MentalHealthMonth, we urge our music community to consider how they can shape a healthier future for this industry. billboard.com/articles/news/…
This #MentalHealthMonth, consider arming yourself with some knowledge from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) on how to navigate a mental health crisis. nami.org/About-NAMI/Pub…
Mental illness is scary, and knowing that a mental health crisis can lurk just around the corner can become overwhelming. But knowing the warning signs and being able to create a plan for when that crisis hits can help you and loved ones through these difficult periods.
Thank you to Josh, his wife Taylor, last night's performers, @BlueLightDallas, Landon Reeves, Julie, and Sarah Crim, Director of #JABCares for putting this all together. To everyone who came out and supported mental wellness - you are amazing! https://t.co/zhlRjWzWLu
It was absolutely incredible of @joshabbottband to make last night's JAB Cares & Friends Presents: Neon Moon a SIMS Foundation benefit. All of us at SIMS are very jealous of SIMS Board Member Julie Korioth, who made the trip to Dallas for the show! https://t.co/AFhXfpC1Lw
What better way to kick off #MentalHealthMonth than with @joshabbottband and friends at @BlueLightDallas tonight? We're beyond honored to be the beneficiary of this show! twitter.com/joshabbottband…
[2/3] We urge you to check in with yourself, and ask "How am I doing?". It's ok if you're not ok. Let us know if we can help. We're here to support the mental well-being of Austin music, but we believe everyone deserves access to affordable, high-quality mental health care.
[3/3] Even if you're not a musician or music industry professional in the Austin area, we can still help you. Contact SIMS for resources at 512-494-1007 or visit our website. simsfoundation.org/get-support/co…
[1/3] May is #MentalHealthMonth. There is so much you'll hear about how you can support the mental health of your family, friends, and community. As important as that is, the biggest thing you can do this month is make sure you're supporting your own mental health. https://t.co/f8VYXKiilZ
"Shoo-in @GaryClarkJr leads a list of Austin-based acts, including @BlackPistolFire, @abhi_thenomad, @OtisDestroyer, @janeellenbryant, @AlesiaLani, @KadyRain, and @aatw1969." We're liking the local representation in the #ACLFest lineup! austinchronicle.com/daily/music/20…
@Austin_Monthly knows that there's no better way to spend your Sunday night than @eberlyatx Sunset Sessions Featuring @agiantdog. Some tickets still available through Eberly's website! austinmonthly.com/Austin-Amplifi…
"Finding a creative outlet is a fulfilling way to get in touch with your own emotions, and turn negative or difficult experiences into art." -Sarah McTaggart of @TRANSVIOLETBAND examines turning anxiety into creative energy in this piece for @for_the_rec fortherecord.live/records/2019/4…
We are beyond thrilled to be back as the nonprofit partner for @LEVITATION 2019, even more so now that the Phase One lineup has been released! Tickets for 14 shows across the weekend are on sale now, along with 4 DAY PASSES! Tickets & info here: bit.ly/Levitation2019 https://t.co/AxhlzRGw4N
Last month's @whitelightexpo Presents #SunsetSessions at @EberlyATX sold out, so we'd advise you hurry and get yours for this Sunday! It's a big one - @agiantdog and @gofeverband on Eberly's rooftop, hosted by the phenomenal Laurie Gallardo of @KUTX! eberly.ticketleap.com/eberly-sunset-… https://t.co/UAEFcOFLvs
RT @BlueLightDallas: WEDNESDAY 5/1! Come out with us to raise awareness with @SIMSfoundation and JABcares hosted by @joshabbottband. Guest…
Saturday night, the spirit and the music of the #ElectricLounge were alive at @3TENaustin! Thank you to everyone who came out and spent the evening, and thanks to Mike Henry for having SIMS be a part of the fun! https://t.co/WV1D0kqMxt
Doors open at 3:30 today for the Electric Lounge 20 Year Reunion Show at @3TENaustin! Benefiting SIMS, @MosaicSoundCo, and Jason Austin. facebook.com/events/2213858… https://t.co/pFfIM4hkfQ
Tomorrow night, Austin Jukebox #14 happens at @beerlandtexas! facebook.com/events/3059831…
Wow! We're excited and thankful for @joshabbottband making SIMS the beneficiary for what's bound to be an incredible show. twitter.com/BlueLightDalla…
Thank you @CentralHealthTX for continuing to fund the physical and mental health of our Austin area music community! twitter.com/CentralHealthT…
This Saturday at @3TENaustin, benefiting SIMS, our friends @MosaicSoundCo, and local artist Jason Austin! austinchronicle.com/daily/music/20…
This Saturday we return to the #ElectricLounge for one night only! Tickets still available for this massive all-day show at @3TENaustin, grab em while you can! 3tenaustin.com/event/1832507-… https://t.co/qV7PGyLbbh
We're excited for tonight at @theabgb and we know you are too! Admission is free and we're celebrating Leon Russell's music all night with @DougStrahan, @johnnydango and lots more. Check out the FB event discussion for a full rundown of tonight's talent! facebook.com/events/2976261… https://t.co/N2sBz8DR7w
Thank you @StDavidsFDN for matching our funds raised during this year's @ILH_IGH #AmplifyAustin campaign, donating an additional $24,111 to mental wellness for Austin music! https://t.co/5tyZhJ4NgX
Have you heard the sweet tone of a Honeydripper Amplifier? Come out to @getawaymotor tonight and hear performances by #VanWilks, #AlanHaynes, #TheLeRoiBrothers, #MikeBuck, @EveMonsees and more! Benefiting SIMS and @myhaam. honeydripperamps.com/f/honeydripper… https://t.co/fgpP5z9Rsl
"The Tim Bergling Foundation will begin with a focus on mental health and suicide prevention, but will soon expand to include initiatives for climate change and endangered species protection as well as nature conservation." billboard.com/articles/news/…
If you were at last month's Sunset Sessions presented by @whitelightexpo, you already know how special and intimate these @EberlyATX performances are. We're getting a big treat this Sunday as the incomparable @tameca_jones and @drjoemusic take the stage! eberly.ticketleap.com/eberly-sunset-… https://t.co/yHRr8bSn7a
We're going to be at @getawaymotor for the launch of Honeydripper Amps next Wed! We'll be getting live music all night from Alan Haynes, @VanWilks, The LeRoi Brothers and @EveMonsees featuring Honeydripper's lightweight, tube driven amps handmade in TX. facebook.com/events/2329840… https://t.co/RQsIEoIMXY
SXSW has come and gone, but the music never stops! Our good friends at @theabgb are hosting us next Friday for a FREE show paying tribute to Leon Russell, with @DougStrahan, @johnnydango , Billy Broome, and lots more scheduled to appear. facebook.com/events/2976261… https://t.co/IBPlIvQh0F
[2/2] “The impact of what we do keeps folks alive, helps them get back to creating & sharing their gifts with us. We have a responsibility to support the culture that fuels this city. It’s a beautiful thing to be a part of & we’re all better for it.” - SIMS Exec Dir Heather Alden
[1/2] Austin Monthly wrote about the work that SIMS does, along with organizations we're proud to partner with to keep Austin music going strong, such as @myhaam, @austinmusic, @allatxmusic, @Blackfret, and @mtfusa. austinmonthly.com/Austin-Amplifi…
Our friends at @HomeStreetMusic will be at the Austin Central Library on Sat March 23rd, 1-3pm for a FREE Live Concert Event and on Sun March 24th, 1-3pm for a FREE Songwriting Workshop! facebook.com/events/2032604… https://t.co/V3b1bLA3go
From all of us at SIMS, thank you to everyone who worked their tails off this past week. SXSW is the busiest and most difficult time of the year for our music industry, and y'all showed why there's no music scene like Austin. https://t.co/Y0jLo8qOFr
We're gearing up for Maseo of De La Soul, Fatlip and more, hosted by Aceyalone tonight! Hip-hop and live graffiti art all night. Escape the downtown SXSW madness and get out to the The Little Darlin, it's gonna be awesome! facebook.com/events/3162232… https://t.co/gIl64fFmRp
Tonight at the Sheraton Backyard, we're kicking it with EQ Austin and celebrating our diverse music community. Free entry! schedule.sxsw.com/2019/artists/2… https://t.co/Wx8LN02mCO
Friday and Saturday: Catch us at the Volcom Garden (1209 E. 6th St.) for New Future, two days of free day parties co-sponsored by @monsterchildren, @JagermeisterUSA, @newbelgium and @TitosVodka. 12pm-7pm, 14 bands over two days, this event benefits SIMS! https://t.co/oj08kXnS9N
[2/2] Through SIMS, you can access free and $7 yoga classes at any Yoga Yoga location. Head to our website to learn more, and know that we're here for you this week and every week! simsfoundation.org/get-support/yo…
[1/2] Austin musicians and music industry professionals - we know it's going to be a long week for everyone. You can and will rock this, but make sure to prioritize your own mental wellness during #SXSW. https://t.co/AL359x3IpV
Head to our Events page to see where you can find us during SXSW next week, starting with Purgatory Players at @ATX_Backstage this Sunday at 11! simsfoundation.org/events/
Next Thursday at @dirtydogbar is going to be loud, with merch proceeds benefiting SIMS! Some tickets will be available for the public once badge/wristband holders are in. facebook.com/events/3949119… https://t.co/ozZlNDny9X
 
 
 
 
 
Developed by Daniel Jones for CreamSocial