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Spencer Chamberlain

SPENCER CHAMBERLAIN OF UNDEROATH TALKS MAKING NEW FRIENDS & FINDING SOMEONE TO TALK TO!

Spencer takes a few minutes to talk with Nicole McCormick of Over The Bridge during their Toronto Vans Warped Tour stop in Toronto.

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Metal Health

A NIGHT OF METAL MUSIC & FUNDRAISING FOR OTB

Over The Bridge presents: METAL HEALTH - A night of Metal Music & fundraising for OTB Proceeds will go towards Over The Bridge and the cause to spread awareness about mental health & addiction in the music industry!

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THE ART OF VULNERABILITY & WHOLENESS

We will explore the ways to deal with anxiety, nerves, the “Jitters” - all those emotions that block our performance and our creativity.

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Can Music Make You Sick

CAN MUSIC MAKE YOU SICK?

New research from the University of Westminster finds musicians are three times more likely to suffer illness.

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Indie Week Recap

INDIE WEEK TORONTO, HEALTH & WELLNESS DAY RECAP

On Friday, November 10th, Unison was thrilled to be a part of Indie Week's Health & Wellness Day with a whole afternoon of panels, workshops, and conversations focused on combating addiction and mental illness and staying healthy in the music industry.

See More at UNISONFUND.CA

New Study

NEW STUDY SAYS GOING TO CONCERTS REGULARLY WILL HELP YOU LIVE LONGER.

A new study conducted by O2 and behavioural science expert Patrick Fagan of Goldsmith University has found a link between regular concert attendance and a longer life expectancy.

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Hamilton

HAMILTON MUSIC COMMUNITY HOSTS OVERDOSE TRAINING AS OPIOID CRISIS GRIPS CITY.

Ace Piva knows the dangers of opioid addiction all too well. He’s seen it up close — both as a tour manager across Canada, and as an addictions counsellor in Hamilton.

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Over The Bridge

OVER THE BRIDGE: ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH IN MUSIC

It can be easy to romanticize a musician’s life. Touring the country, adoring fans, close friends, and most importantly doing the one thing you were always meant to do. However, underneath the surface, is a dark, overlooked and even sometimes romanticized story of mental health, addiction, and substance abuse, that the music industry often neglects. Started as a peer-to-peer Facebook help group, “Over the Bridge” is a Hamilton-based non-profit looking to tackle this issue.

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