Title

Snapshot: Music Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults With Substance Use Disorder

Journal

The Canadian Music Educator

Year

2018

Volume

59

Issue

3

First Page

42

Last Page

44

Abstract

In this music and healing series article, I have chosen to focus on the role of music therapy in work with persons diagnosed with substance use disorder. In particular, I am focusing on its potential for adolescents and young adults; as there is growing concern in Canada that the number of young adults who use alcohol and drugs is rising. This article will provide a snapshot of background information on substance use disorder, alongside the benefits of music therapy as a treatment option with this population.

Music and Health Institute Terms

Adolescents; Alcohol Use, Abuse and Addiction; Drug Use, Abuse and Addiction; Music Listening; Music Medicine; Recorded Music Listening; Self-Report Measures; Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction; Wellness and Well-Being

Indexed Terms

Young adults; Drug abuse; Mental disorders; Drug use; Psychopathology; Listening; Anxieties; Emotions; Teenagers; Cognition & reasoning; Substance abuse treatment; Marijuana; Alcohol use; Canada

Study Type

Editorials, Opinions, Position Papers

Disciplines

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Document Type

Article

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