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Robin McIntosh

Robin McIntosh is an entrepreneur, writer and designer living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

currently Chair @Workit Health
previously CEO + Co-Founder @Workit Health @SIREN
previously Art Director, Designer @WIRED @IDEO

Recent Posts

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Overdose Awareness Day 2023

Nine years ago, I started Workit because I struggled to find a recovery program that worked for me. For my friends. For my family. Many people told me I couldn't do it. Investors questioned whether I had the "right background" (i.e., an HBS MBA). Friends

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Overdose Awareness Day 2023
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The Workit Way: Democratizing Addiction Care

Accessibility is an key driver of Workit’s philosophy of care, and improving access to low-cost, quality addiction treatment is more vital now than ever. Statistically, I should not be here. It is almost impossible that I am a living, breathing woman who is running a company focused on ending

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The Workit Way: Democratizing Addiction Care
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Reflections on a Dual Pandemic: Workit Health’s Journey, an Insight Series

The need for virtual addiction care has never been higher. Here’s what we’ve learned at Workit Health along the way.

Workit Health, Insight Series

Reflections on a Dual Pandemic: Workit Health’s Journey, an Insight Series
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Home As The New Recovery Paradigm

Residential rehab was the accepted recovery paradigm for decades, but the advent of telemedicine has opened the door to addiction recovery at home. “Rehab.” It’s a wildly misunderstood word. While glossy brochures depict leisurely beach strolls, poolside shiatsu, and triumphant, power-bronzed models enjoying equine therapy—this was not my

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Home As The New Recovery Paradigm
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Reflecting on a Year of Covid’s Impact In the Addiction Treatment World

The addiction treatment system in America was broken long before COVID-19. SAMHSA estimates that over 20 million Americans have substance use disorders, with only about 10% of the people who need help for addiction actually receiving it. Nine out of ten people don’t receive the care they need. And

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Reflecting on a Year of Covid’s Impact In the Addiction Treatment World