Mental Health | Entertainment Community Fund

Mental Health

Are you or your loved one an entertainment professional dealing with work or personal stress, anxiety, depression or life transitions? Get in touch with our caring clinicians for help and support. 

We can provide:

  • Assessment to help determine your mental health needs
  • Short-term supportive counseling
  • Referrals for ongoing care in the community and/or medication management
  • Support Groups that offer a space to connect with others in our community on a variety of topics
  • Education and information on understanding your mental health insurance coverage and community resources 

Referrals can be made to a wide network of mental health providers who are familiar with industry issues and are in-network with commonly used health plans. Many may offer flexible schedules, virtual or in-person support and specialty treatments. Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost of treatment.

Please register or log in to our Entertainment Community Fund Portal to access our workshops, programs and services. Our portal is designed to cater to your individual needs and interests, offering access to a wide range of resources and support—all with the guidance and understanding of what it takes to build a life and career in the arts.

The Entertainment Community Fund is committed to maintaining your privacy and confidentiality.

Am I eligible?

Any performing arts or entertainment professional may call on our Mental Health services for support, information or referrals to community agencies.

For financial assistance, we will ask for an application, documentation of your professional earnings and an interview. In general, eligibility requirements for financial assistance are:

  • Five years of documented professional performing arts and entertainment earnings out of the last seven years.
  • Three of the five documented years of earnings must be a minimum of $6,500 per year.


  • Twenty years of industry-paid employment with at least 10 years of industry earnings of $5,000 per year.
  • Documented financial need.

If you have questions regarding financial assistance please contact us.

Get in touch:

No matter where you live in the U.S., we’re here to help. Get in touch with your nearest regional office at: 

Eastern Region 

Central Region

Western Region

Or complete an online application for mental health and a social worker will contact you:

Apply for support

Related Sites & Organizations

Provides information on mental health symptoms, clinical trials for psychotropic medications and a national treatment locator.

American Psychological Association

A resource for articles on mental health and wellness topics. It also has a national search tool for locating psychologists.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

This site provides information on alcohol and drug misuse, dementias, caregiving, depression and psychiatry in the geriatric community. It also has a national "Find A Geriatric Psychiatrist" tool.

L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center - Mental Health Services

The center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. They offer low-cost brief counseling and crisis intervention for individuals, couples, and groups. They also provide services for those who are unable to pay. unites therapists and the general public by disseminating mental health news and information, challenging mental health stigma, and promoting ethical therapy.

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