(sober youth program)
- NO previous creative experience required
- 14-25 years of age
- 30 days of clean time
- Participating in substance abuse treatment
- Desire to stay clean and sober
- Short & long-term goal setting and achievement
- Multi-level adult support and supervision
- A safe and confidential environment
- Hands-on training/use of 'state of the art' music/production equipment and supplies
"For over ten years Road Recovery has been helping kids find their way towards a healthy future through the efforts of music industry professionals. I am proud to be a member of this great organization. Once you find that you want this [Road Recovery], it's something tangible that you can achieve and very much worth the effort."
- SLASH, Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver
Running Time: Program meets two (2) times a week for three (3) hours per-single-program session
Location: Manhattan, NY (on West 41st Street, with easy access from Port Authority)
FIRST HOUR – PEER SUPPORT MEETING
Participants, staff, and guest speakers share the ups and downs of daily recovery and personal adversities.
NEXT 10 MINUTES – BUSINESS MEETING
Staff and participants collectively address self-governing aspects of the program
and organize upcoming live performance events and other creative projects.
REMAINING TIME – CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
Under the direction of entertainment industry professionals, participants create, design, and rehearse
in preparation for scheduled live concert events and other creative projects.
Commitment: Three (3) months [Limited scholarship programs available]
songwriting - spoken word/poetry - dance/movement - other creative expressions
Road Recovery provides educational/performance workshops and peer support.
Road Recovery and its Trax Programs do not provide medical care or maintain protected health information for its participants.