To help control symptoms of PTSD for our warfighter community through Music and Making Music.
Benefits of Music Therapy
- Reduce Stress, Depression & Anxiety
- Increase in expressing emotions
- Reconnect with friends and family
- Bring comfort towards dealing with PTSD, for both Veteran & family
- Decrease PAIN
Today, music therapy helps returning Troops and veterans, as well as their loved ones. “It’s a whole different energy than just talking about the trauma,” says Ron Borczon, a professor of music at California State University at Northridge who specializes in music therapy.
“Through the musical experience, they find hope that they can get better,” he says. Performing and listening to music lowers stress levels by providing an avenue for expressing emotions. It’s also a fallback and healthy distra