A sober companion is a hired physical and emotional support person. A sober companion goes into social situations with clients, and the presence of a companion is a reminder of the person’s focus on health and sobriety. Many sober companions spend several hours each day with their clients, going to business meetings or attending social gatherings.
A sober companion may live in their client’s home for a brief period, or they may go on vacation with their client to keep the individual away from triggering people or circumstances. A sober companions main role and job is to ensure the client does not drink or use during their time with them.