25 Apr Newsletter 1
Project Title: “Strategic partnership and training on the use of music as an additive treatment modality in the detoxification and rehabilitation processes of individuals Suffering from drug dependence”
The aim of the project is the establishment of a European-level strategic partnership and know-how exchange network and the preparation, development and implementation of a ‘hands-on’ adult training program (face-toface but also e-training) on the use of music as a complementary psychosocial therapeutic intervention during the detoxification and rehabilitation processes of individuals suffering from drug dependence. The target population of the project are carers, therapists, psychologists, social workers, educators, musicians, volunteers and ex-drug dependent individuals employed or intending to be actively involved or employed in drug detoxification and rehabilitation centres in Europe.
University of Macedonia is the MUSICDARE leading partner with Lida Stamou being the scientific coordinator of the project. The partnership also includes University of Nimes (France), Partnership for Youth Empowerment (PYE – UK), and the Alternative Treatment Program for Drug-Addicted People “ARGO” which operates under the auspices of the Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki and the General Hospital of Thessaloniki “G. Papanikolaou” (Greece)