In the second video of Noisey’s Music and Mental Health series, UK rapper NoLay details how focusing on music and the catharsis of songwriting has helped her cope with her father’s schizophrenia and her own mental health demons.
This film is part of The Noisey Guide to Music and Mental Health. You can read more from this series right here: http://noisey.vice.com/en_uk/columns/… .
If you are concerned about the mental health of you or someone you know, talk to Mind on 0300 123 3393 or at their website: http://www.mind.org.uk/. And if you would like to know more about the work of Help Musicians UK, you can visit them here: https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/.