“I’ve lost so many people in my life to drug addiction. I am still in recovery, but I am losing hope. Do you relate to this? What did you do to get through it?” Dear In Grief, I am sorry. I am so sorry for your loss. If those
“My family continues to treat me like a disappointment to the family even though I have been in recovery for 1 year now. How do I make them understand that I am better now?” Dear Frustrated in Recovery, I am frustrated for you. You’ve worked hard to get here;
"I'm almost a year sober and feel stuck in my job. It was fine when I was actively using and drinking, but now I'm wanting to explore other options. Do you relate?" Dear Stuck in a Job, First off, you are NOT alone in this feeling. At one point in
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
The need for virtual addiction care has never been higher. Here’s what we’ve learned at Workit Health along the way.
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
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