Bob Forrest & MusiCares: Rehab or Jail Time


Bob Forrest & MusiCares: Rehab or Jail Time – The threat of serving time in the state penitentiary forced Bob Forrest to face the reality of really needing to detox and get clean. Rehab in prison was not appealing, nor was jail time brought Bob to his moment of clarity. After seven years of being in and out of rehab, that moment brought Bob to be the addiction specialist on Celebrity Rehab. MusiCares® developed the MusiCares® MAP Fund as a pool of resources set aside specifically to address addiction and recovery needs. Named for the Musicians’ Assistance Program, the fund represents the joint goal of MAP and MusiCares® to provide members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial condition. Please help MusiCares® continue with this important work. Learn how at


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