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I Was a Paid Celebrity Sober Companion

By Antonio Vespucci

Making $600 a day to help a Hollywood star stay sober seemed like a great opportunity. I quickly became disillusioned, and found that profiting from AA service could cost me my own sobriety. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican blogger fights drug war with Facebook, Mischa Barton owes $9k to sobriety coaches, and sober St. Patty's Day spreads to Ireland. MORE  

Meet the Addiction Predators

By Chelsea Carmona

From handlers of addicted celebrities to garden-variety "sober coaches," the addiction treatment world can be a rat's nest of opportunists, charlatans—and worse.  MORE  

Lifestyles of the Rich and Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

If your new, healthy lifestyle has you feeling slightly flush, let us recommend some ways to spend some cash on recovery. MORE  

Why Sober Coaches Earn $1,000 a Day

By Sam Lansky

They're paid thousands a day to babysit A-list addicts and boozy B-listers. But what is it that sober coaches do? MORE  

The Special Powers of a Sober Coach

By Judy McGuire

There are higher powers and then there’s Patty Powers, a sober coach on A&E’s latest addictive series, Relapse. MORE  

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