CHECK YOUR HEAD: Mental Help for Musicians Podcast is nominated for a People’s Choice Award by the prestigious 2021 Podcast Awards. See the full list of nominees HERE. Podcast Awards ceremony and winners to be announced on September 30, 2021 as part of International Podcast Day. Past winners include podcasts such as WTF with Marc Maron and This American Life with Ira Glass, Savage Lovecast with Dan Savage and ESPN: Fantasy Focus Football.
“I started the CHECK YOUR HEAD PODCAST with one intention: to help improve and possibly even save lives of musicians with mood disorders,” says Producer and Host, Mari Fong. “This nomination is in honor of musicians like Chester Bennington, Amy Winehouse, Prince, Kurt Cobain and all musicians who have lost their lives to mood disorders or addictions tied to their mental health. Our podcast is not just about storytelling but about providing a variety of mental health solutions for recovery.” – Mari Fong
Musician interviews for the CHECK YOUR HEAD Podcast include Seether, Fred Armisen, The Revivalists, grandson, Tower of Power, Killswitch Engage, Sum 41, The Bloody Beetroots, Black Stone Cherry, Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses, Kings of Chaos), While She Sleeps, Grouplove and Linda Ronstadt.
The CHECK YOUR HEAD Podcast also features world-renown experts such as Record Union’s Johan Svanberg of the 73 Percent Report on musician’s mental health, Dr. Dan Reidenberg, suicide prevention expert, and Dr. Ish Major, relationship expert and voted “America’s Top Psychiatrist” 3 years in a row.
The podcast also has a popular YouTube Channel to watch both musician and expert interviews HERE.