Science-based addiction treatment designed by experts

Workit Health brings together the latest science with innovative technology and compassionate affiliated providers to empower people to overcome addiction.

Medical leadership guides
our direction

M. Justin Coffey, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Justin Coffey is a neuropsychiatrist and an innovative physician leader whose career efforts to improve behavioral health care have focused on the intersection of technology and improvement science.
He leads Workit’s clinical and scientific teams, who combine patient-centered design with evidence-based practices to develop and deliver high-value, whole-person behavioral health and addiction care.

M. Justin Coffey

“In the best of times, telemedicine offers the ability to reach people who can’t or won’t come in for care. During this period of social distancing, the importance of accessible, reliable and effective digital services is greater than ever.”

Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA
Cedars-Sinai Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Our medical experts and researchers propel us forward


Marlene C. Lira, MPH →

Director of Research


Cynthia Jimes, PhD →

Director of Grants


Clare Mulford, MA, LMFT →

VP and Clinical Director

Clare Pritchard, BSN, RN →

VP of Clinical Operations


Shannon Brigham, PA-C →

VP and Medical Director

Trusted, legitimate, and secure care.

Workit Health brings together the latest science with innovative technology and compassionate affiliated providers to empowering people to overcome addiction.


joint commission

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Workit Health’s online therapy program for substance use disorder has earned Behavioral Health Certification from the Joint Commission since 2018.


LegitScript’s Addiction Treatment Provider Certification Standards include nineteen checkpoints covering company policies and procedures, business practices, staff history, and a review of website content. Workit Health has been LegitScript certified since 2019. Workit Health underwent this vigorous review to ensure that members feel confident in our business and marketing practices.

B-Corporations meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. Workit Health has been a B-corporation since 2018, dedicated to social good through business. Certified B-corporations measure the impact of a business on all its stakeholders, ensuring a positive impact.


National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA awarded Workit Health a contract in 2019 and a grant in 2021. NIDA is the lead federal agency in the United States supporting scientific research on drug use.

Learn more about our partnership.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Workit Health was awarded a NSF Small Business Innovation Phase I grant in 2017. The NSF is a federal agency that promotes the progress of science. The funding was used to develop a Thrivemeter that assists Workit members in evaluating their progress towards health goals.

Learn more about our partnership.

California Superior Court of Alameda

Workit Health is dedicated to bridging the gap between clinical care and the justice system. Through this partnership, Workit Health will have the opportunity to provide medication-assisted treatment within the criminal justice system.

Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan (CMHPSM)

Workit Health partners with CMHPSM to provide free or low-cost substance use treatment for uninsured and underinsured individuals.

Security and Accessibility

HIPAA Compliant

Workit Health’s web app, mobile app, and electronic medical records system are HIPAA compliant.

SOC 2 Type II Certified

Workit Health’s electronic medical records system is SOC 2 Type II certified.

WCAG Compliant

Workit Health’s web and mobile apps are WCAG compliant. Our web content is made accessible for people with disabilities and all users.


The science that makes Workit Health work.

Bringing together the latest science with innovative technology and compassionate affiliated providers to empowering people to overcome addiction.