Naltrexone for alcohol addiction

Get naltrexone online from a clinician via telehealth and take control of your drinking.

Naltrexone for alcohol addiction

Get naltrexone online from a clinician via telehealth and take control of your drinking.

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Do I have a drinking problem?

Take our self-assessment to check on your alcohol use and find out if Workit Health is right for you. This tool should not be used as a replacement for a clinical diagnosis.

Alcohol Self-Assessment Quiz

Reduce cravings and decrease heavy drinking days

When used for alcohol addiction, naltrexone is sold in the form of a daily pill under the brand names ReVia and Depade. Workit members in California may also be prescribed naltrexone in the form of a monthly injection under the brand name Vivitrol. Naltrexone belongs is a group of medications called opioid antagonists.

Read more: What is Naltrexone, and how can it be used to treat both alcohol and opioid addiction

Naltrexone works to aid in alcohol addiction recovery, as it has been shown to reduce the amount and frequency of drinking. It affects the pleasure center of the brain that addiction is believed to activate. It is also used in opioid addiction recovery.

Through Workit Health’s online program, you can speak with a clinician via a telehealth video visit about your medical history and your recovery goals. Start treatment with naltrexone from your local pharmacy. Message your coach for motivation and accountability in recovery, and work through engaging courses hand-picked for you.

Read more: Everything to Know About Telemedicine Addiction Treatment

Workit Health offers online naltrexone for alcohol addiction in states where we offer Workit Clinic. We serve each of these entire states via telehealth addiction treatment.

The right care when you need it most

Effective addiction care isn’t one-size-fits-all. Workit Health provides personalized treatment that is tailored to your own life and goals. Our program brings the gold standard of substance use treatment to the privacy of home. 

Medication-Assisted Treatment
Like any other disease, opioid and alcohol addictions are best treated with medication and online therapy. 

100% Virtual Online Therapy
Our clinicians and therapists help members develop a specialized recovery program based on specific goals and guide group therapy sessions.

Discreet, Affordable, and Evidence-Based
Communicate with our dedicated addiction care team through the safe and secure HIPAA-compliant app.

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Questions about our treatment or pricing?

Medication-assisted treatment available in many states

With multiple clinic locations around the country, we are working to bring the very best care to you.

Online coaching available nationwide.

Real people. Real results.

By Workit Health Content Team

Editor Workit Health

Medically Reviewed by Dorothy Moore, N.P.

Updated 11/15/2021

Citations

1. Naltrexone. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/medications-counseling-related-conditions/naltrexone. Accessed November 2021.

2. Carpenter, J. E., LaPrad, D., Dayo, Y., DeGrote, S., & Williamson, K. (2018). An Overview of Pharmacotherapy Options for Alcohol Use Disorder. Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS, 35(10), 48–58. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6248154/

3. Volpicelli JR, Alterman AI, Hayashida M, O’Brien CP. Naltrexone in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 49(11):876–880. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1992.01820110040006

4. C. Garbutt, J.(2010). Efficacy and Tolerability of Naltrexone in the Management of Alcohol Dependence. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 16 (19), 2091-2097. doi:10.2174/138161210791516459