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Join the thousands of members receiving addiction care from the comfort of home

Join the thousands of members receiving addiction care from the comfort of home

Frequently asked questions

Will buprenorphine help me feel better right away?

With opioid addiction, people are physically and emotionally depleted. When you give someone the first couple of doses of buprenorphine, they immediately feel better. When you see them for their follow-up, they say they feel like a new person. It’s not often that you’re able to see the result of treatment so quickly. 

Dr. Kevin Armington

Workit Physician, Board Member of Office of Alcoholism and Substance Use Services

What can I expect from the Workit program? 

Through Workit, you’ll meet with a clinician and develop a therapeutic relationship with them. You’ll have the support of a counselor. You’re not going to feel alone out there. We have groups you join and courses that you can do that are fun and not like being in school. It’s supportive. It’s a little something you carry in your pocket.

Dorothy Moore

Workit Nurse Practitioner, Assistant Professor at San Jose State University

Is telemedicine an effective way to treat addiction? 

With telemedicine, you can get the treatment that you need from the comfort of your home. Not everyone can find a babysitter to get to get to a treatment center. Workit Health was one of the first innovative providers to offer telehealth even before COVID. I love being able to reach out to people who need help wherever they are.

Chelsea Chang

Behavioral Health Lead, Master's of Social Work from Rutger's University