Entertainment industry non-profit organization, Road Recovery announces the performance finales taking place in 10 New York State Youth Clubhouses from March 9 – April 29, 2023.
This is part of the non-profit’s statewide Trax Program in Hudson, Oneonta, Amsterdam, Elmira, Buffalo, Massena, New York City, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn. In addition, Road Recovery has renewed a Road Trax Program with their long-time program partners Graham Windham Harlem Beacon, supported by the NYC Department of Youth & Community Development. This program is not part of the OASAS Youth Clubhouse network that includes the 10 youth clubhouses however they will still perform on April 29, 2023.
The youth clubhouses within the Trax Program are a community-based, non-clinical setting for promoting long-term recovery through skill-building, recreation, education, wellness, evidence-based prevention programs, and other social activities. The goal is to empower and inspire youth through self-expression and creativity while teaching invaluable life and coping skills.
Youth Clubhouses schedule Road Recovery Trax Programs during selected seasonal cycles with creative workshops and virtual peer support meetings culminating in live performance finales at the clubhouse.
Road Recovery has partnered with Housing Works in Brooklyn for their Youth and Prevention Services that connect New York City’s youth with compassionate healthcare in a judgment-free environment.
Through street outreach, online tools, and strategic partnerships, Road Recovery and Housing Works are able to reach youth and adolescents in underserved communities while informing them about sexual and general health. [Learn more].
Housing Works Youth and Prevention Services Offers:
- Specialize in serving young gay men of color, young men who have sex with men (YMSM), MSM and transgender people of color, of any age, active drug users, LGBTQ youth, and the homeless or unstably housed.
- Promote open communication about sexual and general health through our drop-in center.
- Provide evidence-based interventions to address risky behavior and promote healthy choices for MSM and transgender individuals of color.
- Support individuals struggling with substance use in a judgment-free environment.
Upcoming concert finales:
3/09 – Hudson, NY @ Youth Clubhouses of Columbia-Green Counties at 5:00 PM
3/10 – Amsterdam, NY @ Creative Connections Clubhouse at 6:00 PM
3/11 – Oneonta, NY @ Club Odyssey and Oneonta Teen Center at 7:00 PM
3/13 – Elmira, NY @ AIR Chemung (formerly TC Commons) Youth Clubhouse at 5:00 PM
3/14 – Buffalo NY @ Restoration Society – Clubhouse Buffalo at 3:00 PM
3/16 – Massena, NY @ Horizons Clubhouse with Rose Hill RRSY at 5:00 PM
3/22 – Queens, NY @ Elmcor Youth Activities (C.O.R.E) at 4:00 PM
3/23 – New York, NY @ The (LGBT) Center in Manhattan at 4:00 PM
3/24 – Bronx, NY @ BronxConnect Release the Grip South at 5:00 PM
3/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Housing Works Youth Prevention Services at 4:00 PM
4/29 – Harlem, NY @ Graham Harlem Beacon at 12:00 PM at the Mahalia Jackson School PS/MS 123
Road Recovery has again partnered with the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) to service at-risk youth and young people in recovery engaging their statewide Youth Clubhouses located in all ten empire state regions from rural communities to High Poverty Areas.
Road Recovery works closely with staff from each statewide Youth Clubhouses who provide multi-level adult support and supervision for the Creative Staff Mentors and youth-engaging Trax Programs.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) / Office of Justice Programs (OJP) / Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) awarded funding to Road Recovery for the grants ‘Category V: Statewide Mentoring Initiative for Youth Impacted by Opioids & Addiction’ and ‘Opioid Affected Youth Initiative’ which allowed the non-profit to launch Trax Programs in all corners of New York State.
Established in 1998, Road Recovery is an entertainment industry-driven non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities by empowering at-risk youth from all backgrounds to face their struggles while teaching them comprehensive life skills.
Guided by music and entertainment industry professionals who have confronted similar life struggles, and with support from the mental health field, Road Recovery’s action-driven programs provide mentorship, performance workshops, and “all-access” opportunities for a community of motivated peers to create and produce live concert events and studio recording projects.
Learn more at www.roadrecovery.org