Resiliency Radio – Giving the Gift of Resiliency
Inspirational stories of empowerment and overcoming adversity. Our audience includes veterans, their families, and all people who are interested in healing and finding balance during stressful times.
Resiliency Radio is a program of the Raven Drum Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2001 by Rick Allen, drummer for Def Leppard, and Lauren Monroe, MA, CMT. Raven Drum’s mission is to serve, educate and empower veterans and people in crisis. The Veteran Resiliency Project is the foundation’s primary program and focuses on veterans and their families. This program guides participants and provides somatic and integrative tools that bring body and mind to a place of rest and balance. The foundation engages music as a tool for healing allowing participants to use rhythm as a form of release, an avenue for empowerment and a means to connect to others. This exciting new radio show taps into the very heart of Raven Drum allowing the message of resiliency to reach far and wide.
Rick Allen, Co Founder The Raven Drum Foundation Rick became the drummer for Def Leppard at 15. At the height of worldwide fame in 1984, he had a car accident that changed his life. Rick lost an arm, but turned personal tragedy into spiritual transformation and continued his musical career over the past 10 years Rick has reached out to Teenage Cancer Patients, Children with Special Needs, At Risk Youth in crisis, Families of Domestic Violence and Veterans who have served in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan continues his work with others through RDF’s Veteran’s Resiliency Project.
Lauren Monroe M.A. C.M.T., Co Founder, The Raven Drum Foundation
Lauren has been a practitioner / teacher of energy healing and massage therapy since 1992. Her background includes specialized work with incarcerated teens, hospice care, and crisis healing. Also a singer songwriter, Her work is an integrative approach to wellness that combines music, massage therapy &energy medicine techniques. She is the creator of RDF’s Veteran’s Resiliency Project and the Resiliency Radio Show.