(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
RECOVERYTRAX is a unique and powerful solution at the MOST critical stage when these young people are faced with challenges of building a sober network while encountering the triggers of daily life (which can often feel like a rollercoaster ride). RECOVERYTRAX helps young people navigate the real world while establishing an ongoing partnership that collaborates with each
participant's clinical treatment team.
Guided by entertainment industry professionals and supported by a community of like-minded peers, RECOVERYTRAX empowers young people in recovery to face their struggles and helps them develop comprehensive life skills by creating, planning and presenting live concert events.
"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.
Tuition Fee: based on individual needs after in-person program orientation
Commitment: Three (3) months [Limited scholarship programs available]
music instruction & rehearsal - studio recording - art production - concert marketing -
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.
participants in the studio with MASTERTRAX
guest, John Taylor of Duran Duran.
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