Acoustic Youth:

  • Uses creative and interactive interventions to engage teens

  • Provides a safe environment for peer connection and social belonging

  • Integrates treatment approaches proven to be effective in treating mental health problems

  • Incorporates professional musicians as mentors

  • Facilitates healing through song writing and recording

  • Increases socials skills, gratitude and empowerment

Music creates the necessary space for teens to:

  • Identify and label certain emotions

  • Work through challenges and struggles

  • Provide a cathartic release

  • Enhance one's self-expression

  • Connect with each other