Mental Health

Power of Music - Episode 6 is Available for Streaming Now! Tune in as we discuss the essential role of music in mental health and social emotional learning (SEL) with Dr. Kim Sabo Flores, Founder of Hello Insight and Dr. Chad Bernstein, Founder and CEO of Guitars Over Guns! https://youtu.be/Re_s5m1XTAE ...

Dr. Chad Bernstein Co-Founder/CEO of Guitars Over Guns, is a leader in incorporating mental health and research-based initiatives into after school music programs. In 2015, Chad was honored as a CNN Hero for his work, and has since been featured by the Steve Harvey Show and People Magazine. Most recently, Chad was named an inaugural recipient of The Elevate Prize, selected from among thousands of global changemakers....

Peter Gerlings, Board of Trustee and Chair of the Research Committee of the We Are All Music Foundation (WAAM) recently undertook a case study of one of our Power of Music grantees – Guitars Over Guns (GOGO) – to showcase how their music mentoring program has helped bring about some striking improvements across key metrics showing progress towards Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) during COVID....

The positive impact music has on mental health is the critical focus of our mission, as we continue our efforts to improve people’s lives through the healing power of music. Read the article which also highlights our inaugural "Power of Music" grant recipients Education Through Music, Guitars Over Guns , and Hip Hop Public Health....