ROCK TO RECOVERY:
Music as a Catalyst for Human Transformation

Nine years in the making, the book Rock to Recovery: Music as a Catalyst for Human Transformation will launch July 15, 2021. The book includes eighteen stories of people who have used our innovative music program to overcome trauma, addiction, and mental health issues. For people of any age, race, gender, or life circumstance, music is a tremendous healing force. This book will not only inspire, but help you use music to transform your life.

Help us to become an Amazon bestseller by ordering your book on July 15 at noon Pacific Time. The more books sold, the closer we get to our bestseller goal! Oh, and a portion of the proceeds from the book support our music program, so that more people, regardless of ability to pay, can experience the healing power of music through Rock to Recovery.

“These stories about the work Rock to Recovery® does proves just how powerful music can be as a healing force…”
– Jonathan Davis, Singer for the GRAMMY award-winning band Korn

Praise for:

Rock to Recovery: Music as a Catalyst for Human Transformation

"Page-turning stories from [a] revolutionary program..."

- Dr. Allan Leslie Combs, PhD
President Emeritus of The Society for Consciousness Studies

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- Dr. Allan Leslie Combs, PhD
President Emeritus of The Society for Consciousness Studies

"Page-turning stories from [a] revolutionary program..."
“Rock to Recovery…is both inspiring and instructive.”

- Aloe Blacc
GRAMMY Nominated Artist

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- Aloe Blacc
GRAMMY Nominated Artist

“Rock to Recovery…is both inspiring and instructive.”
“This powerful and deeply moving book will save lives.”

- Dr. Caroline Heldman, PhD
Critical Theory & Social Justice Department Chair, Occidental College

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- Dr. Caroline Heldman, PhD
Critical Theory & Social Justice Department Chair, Occidental College

“This powerful and deeply moving book will save lives.”
“This book brings insight to how music really is the universal healer.”

- Shavo Odadjian
System of a Down and North Kingsley

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- Shavo Odadjian
System of a Down and North Kingsley

“This book brings insight to how music really is the universal healer.”
“Authors Constance Scharff and Wesley Geer are certainly onto something with their Rock to Recovery® program.”

- Judy Muller
Emmy award winning journalist

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- Judy Muller
Emmy award winning journalist

“Authors Constance Scharff and Wesley Geer are certainly onto something with their Rock to Recovery® program.”
“Rock to Recovery® shows the vibrancy and excitement that sobriety can rock!”

- Acey Slade, Murderdolls, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Dope

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- Acey Slade, Murderdolls, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Dope

“Rock to Recovery® shows the vibrancy and excitement that sobriety can rock!”
“These stories about the work Rock to Recovery® does proves just how powerful music can be as a healing force…”

– Jonathan Davis, Singer for the GRAMMY award-winning band Korn

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– Jonathan Davis, Singer for the GRAMMY award-winning band Korn

“These stories about the work Rock to Recovery® does proves just how powerful music can be as a healing force…”
“There are few things that transform my darkest moments like music and the arts. Rock to Recovery shows how that power can work for anyone.”

– Brandon Lee, Emmy Award winning journalist, author Mascara Boy, TV news anchor

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– Brandon Lee, Emmy Award winning journalist, author Mascara Boy, TV news anchor

“There are few things that transform my darkest moments like music and the arts. Rock to Recovery shows how that power can work for anyone.”
“This moving new book will allow Rock to Recovery® to expand their incredible work and bring needed, inspiring stories of recovery to many.”

– Genevieve Morton, Entrepreneur and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model

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– Genevieve Morton, Entrepreneur and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model

“This moving new book will allow Rock to Recovery® to expand their incredible work and bring needed, inspiring stories of recovery to many.”
“It’s beautiful to witness Rock to Recovery® help so many people improve their long-term growth and recovery.”

– Erica Krusen, LMFT, Managing Director, Mental Health & Addiction Services, MusiCares

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– Erica Krusen, LMFT, Managing Director, Mental Health & Addiction Services, MusiCares

“It’s beautiful to witness Rock to Recovery® help so many people improve their long-term growth and recovery.”
“Rock to Recovery has a powerful heartbeat. When one heart tunes in, it can heal the other.”

– Eden Sassoon, The Sassoon Way – Beauty and Wellness show on Sway TV and Season 7 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

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– Eden Sassoon, The Sassoon Way – Beauty and Wellness show on Sway TV and Season 7 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

“Rock to Recovery has a powerful heartbeat. When one heart tunes in, it can heal the other.”
“The devotion of Rock to Recovery...is inspiring, and America’s Airmen continue to thrive thanks to the Rock to Recovery team. You guys Rock!”

– Maj Gen Chris Azzano, Air Force Test Center Commander, Edwards AFB, California

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– Maj Gen Chris Azzano, Air Force Test Center Commander, Edwards AFB, California

“The devotion of Rock to Recovery...is inspiring, and America’s Airmen continue to thrive thanks to the Rock to Recovery team. You guys Rock!”
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FREE GROUP SESSIONS

Improve your mental health and feel a sense of community by joining our group sessions with people from around the world.

MUSIC

Experience the healing power of music. Our rock stars will guide you on an expressive music journey you won’t soon forget. No musical experience or instrument is necessary.

Every Thursday at 6pm PT

MEDITATION

Our trauma-informed meditation group is a comfortable space to learn the basics. Enjoy the process of learning self-acceptance, an important part of recovery and daily life.

Every Wednesday at 6pm PT

BREATHWORK

This activated, meditative breathing technique has a way of giving people an unexpected entry point into a deeper state of consciousness, often resulting in profound breakthroughs.

Every Saturday at 10am PT

STAY CONNECTED AND PRODUCTIVE

Rock to Recovery helps people heal and transform their lives through the powerful experience of writing, playing, and performing music as a group.

The ‘Stay at Home’ & ‘Social Distancing’ protocols can be tough, but they also create opportunity to try new things.

Safe from COVID19 exposure, all of our sessions can now be offered to anyone, anywhere on the globe!

Rock to Recovery® has developed powerful, engaging and effective remote sessions. With tools like Zoom, Facetime, Skype, Doxy, VSEE and others, we have already transitioned what we already do into the digital realm. We have developed multi-week curriculums and continue to offer our dynamic services over the internet, with incredible results.

 

Call, text, or email for more info!

IMPACT IN TREATMENT

“I was able to gain everything I lost and then some”

"Since being involved in RockToRecovery, my life has been so awesome, I have over 5 years sober, I have a home and my son living with, plus I have purpose now I having music back in my life, Addiction took everything from me, but through the healing power of music I was able to gain everything I lost and then some."

- Luis

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- Luis

"Since being involved in RockToRecovery, my life has been so awesome, I have over 5 years sober, I have a home and my son living with, plus I have purpose now I having music back in my life, Addiction took everything from me, but through the healing power of music I was able to gain everything I lost and then some."

“I never knew how much fun I could have sober”

"Wesley Geer led my Rock to Recovery groups in addiction and mental health treatment. He showed me how to have fun sober which was a novel concept to me at the time. I never knew how much fun I could have sober. I am five years sober now and work in the addiction and mental health field. Rock to Recovery changes lives!

- Daniel

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- Daniel

"Wesley Geer led my Rock to Recovery groups in addiction and mental health treatment. He showed me how to have fun sober which was a novel concept to me at the time. I never knew how much fun I could have sober. I am five years sober now and work in the addiction and mental health field. Rock to Recovery changes lives!

“I am humbled and so thankful”

"Getting to participate with R2R has not just opened my heart up to music again, it encouraged me to engage in other forms of art in my recovery on a daily basis. I am humbled and so thankful for those who continued to show me love through music when I didn’t have the ability to love myself."

- Anonymous

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- Anonymous

"Getting to participate with R2R has not just opened my heart up to music again, it encouraged me to engage in other forms of art in my recovery on a daily basis. I am humbled and so thankful for those who continued to show me love through music when I didn’t have the ability to love myself."

“One of the best therapies I’ve experienced”

"Rock to Recovery has provided a supportive and healing program. Working with them has been one of the best therapies I’ve experienced in the recovery spectrum and I highly recommend."

- Amber

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- Amber

"Rock to Recovery has provided a supportive and healing program. Working with them has been one of the best therapies I’ve experienced in the recovery spectrum and I highly recommend."

“I’ve seen this non-profit open doors that medicine just can’t do”

"From team building to opening up minds, I’ve seen this non-profit open doors that medicine just can’t do. The song writing process helps patients escape for a moment, seek clarity and reminisce. Through years of being involved with the Air Force Wounded Warrior program, I have witnessed multiple warriors return and mention that they were excited to have picked up a guitar on journal to start writing lyrics to express themselves and have found healing through music."

- Anonymous

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- Anonymous

"From team building to opening up minds, I’ve seen this non-profit open doors that medicine just can’t do. The song writing process helps patients escape for a moment, seek clarity and reminisce. Through years of being involved with the Air Force Wounded Warrior program, I have witnessed multiple warriors return and mention that they were excited to have picked up a guitar on journal to start writing lyrics to express themselves and have found healing through music."

“Keep rocking out, it works if you ROCK IT!”

"The most elegant feature is that R2R is suitable to re-awaken the musician who has let their talent lapse, or for a non-musician who hasn't so much as even picked up a tambourine; either the client walks away with a new skill, or gets back in touch with their inner rock star. Keep rocking out, it works if you ROCK IT!"

- Amy

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- Amy

"The most elegant feature is that R2R is suitable to re-awaken the musician who has let their talent lapse, or for a non-musician who hasn't so much as even picked up a tambourine; either the client walks away with a new skill, or gets back in touch with their inner rock star. Keep rocking out, it works if you ROCK IT!"

“I felt such deep sense of peace and balance”

I have done two breath work meditation sessions with Rock to Recovery and it completely blew my mind!! I have never experienced anything like that. It’s an amazing relief from anxiety for me. I felt such deep sense of peace and balance during and after the sessions. I can not express enough how grateful I am to Rock to Recovery for these incredible sessions! I never knew how much I needed it.

Thank you so much!! 🙏

- Ally

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- Ally

I have done two breath work meditation sessions with Rock to Recovery and it completely blew my mind!! I have never experienced anything like that. It’s an amazing relief from anxiety for me. I felt such deep sense of peace and balance during and after the sessions. I can not express enough how grateful I am to Rock to Recovery for these incredible sessions! I never knew how much I needed it. Thank you so much!! ✨🙏✨
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ABOUT US

Rock to Recovery was created to help soothe the restless souls of those in recovery. We do this by creating a “band” and writing and recording songs together with Rock to Recovery’s staff of professional musicians, who are also in recovery. We help bring fun into treatment and recovery by offering a natural escape from the fear-based mind. This helps people grow a sense of belonging and self esteem. We help to vent emotions by writing lyrics and singing together for release, in real-time. We tie in a positive theme of hope in recovery throughout the whole process. When the session is done, our “band” members feel a new energy all throughout their minds and spirits.

 

Music is a powerful tool, proven to help soothe the soul. For someone in recovery, learning to have clean and sober fun, feeling a part of, connecting to a group, and quieting the mind are keys to a successful new life. It’s time to feel good in all that we do. Rock to Recovery gives people, such as recovering addicts/alcoholics, victims of abuse, troubled teens, or any individual in recovery, a chance to have fun expressing themselves, working as a group, and experiencing the natural high only music can produce.

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Our non-profit entity proudly accepts donations to help further our cause, helping people recover through music! Donations finance our efforts to bring our music program to people and facilities that typically do not have funding for our services.

As a non-profit, donations to Rock to Recovery are tax deductible.

For in-kind donations, sponsorship, and other opportunities to give, please email us through our “contact” page.

THANK YOU!