Tonight, October 11th, KEXP will be hosting Music Heals Mental Health: A Tribute to Scott Hutchison. Here, some of the artists playing the event share what the music of the Frightened Rabbit and Owl John frontman means to them.
Path with Art transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability.
Real Change exists to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic, social, and racial justice.
Accelerator YMCA provides holistic support to young people and their families who have experienced trauma to help them be safe, successful, and happy.
The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization founded in 2000 to provide meaningful opportunities for youth across Washington state to participate in the social justice effort to improve the foster care system.
Through public advocacy, providing services, and developing strong business and community partnerships, the Urban League strives to empower, enable, and assist disadvantaged individuals in becoming self-sufficient.
All Home King County brings together local governments, religious institutions, non-profits, philanthropic organizations, shelter and housing providers, the private sector and engaged citizens in a coordinated effort that both responds to the immediate crisis of homeless individuals and addresses...
As part of KEXP's Music Heals series, Macklemore talks with DJ Kevin Cole about his struggles with addiction and recovery.
The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.
According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.
In this very special piece for Music Heals, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole offers the powerful story of his own relationship with alcohol and drugs in the hopes of reminding fellow addicts: you are not alone.