In his first year of sobriety Anders Osborne, like so many other musicians who have struggled to stay sober, had to quickly get back on the road and start performing again. He was thrown back into bars, music halls and working at festivals day in and night out — testing anyone’s resolve to stay clean. So, Send Me A Friend is what Anders wished he had at the time – a national network of “sober friends” that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support for struggling music industry professionals. Our mission is to support newly-sober musicians and music industry professionals who are on the road to a new way of life by helping get them back to work again. NPR talked to Anders about this new program, how it works, and why it’s so powerful… read the full article HERE.
BE A FRIEND! VOLUNTEER.
We’re building a sober support network of friends around the country. Have you been continuously sober for 1+ year? Are you willing to lend a hand to musicians and music industry professionals while on tour?