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Featuring Clinton Calton and Rock to Recovery at our Extended Care program!
Music Therapy Rehab: Rock to Recovery™
In Rock to Recovery, clients work together as a team to form a ‘band’. The goal each session is to write and record an original song and bond with one another through the healing power of music. No musical experience is necessary! R2R’s professional staff of musicians are clean and sober, and guide the process in helping clients learn instruments and express themselves in a safe and fun environment. Positive effects can be felt as the unique experience of playing music helps repair neural pathways and promotes healthy brain chemistry. MP3’s of the songs are uploaded anonymously to R2R’s SoundCloud account and made available to clients for downloading or sharing.
Rock to Recovery was formed in 2012 by Wesley Geer (Hed P.E., Korn) after his own experience in rehab as a result of battling drug and alcohol addiction. Music took on a new meaning to Wes when he was raw and new in recovery. Only after staying sober for two years was Wes offered the job as Korn’s touring guitar player. After successfully touring the world with the band for the next few years, Wes endeavored to circle back and bring music into the treatment setting – and created Rock to Recovery. Since it’s inception the organization, with the help of his ‘rad’, rockstar friends who are also in recovery, Rock to Recovery has grown to be an extremely popular and therapeutic modality in a variety of treatment settings.