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The Benzo Epidemic Won’t Go Away On Its Own


Benzo addiction is becoming increasingly more common in the United States. It’s an epidemic that will not go away without raising awareness for the people struggling. “I can’t stop and if I do stop, I have a seizure,” a frantic voice on the other end of the phone to me a few months ago. The […]

Cell Phone Addiction: Is it Worse Than You’d Thought?


96 percent of Americans own a cell phone, with 81 percent owning a smartphone — that’s a 35 percent increase since 2011. As a nation, we are becoming more reliant on cell phones as our primary means of online communication, with smartphone users more likely to access the internet on their phone than another type […]

Goodbye, 2019: Workit Health’s Year in Review

The Workit Health team working at laptops around a long conference table

Happy New Year! 2019 was another milestone year for Workit Health. Here’s a look back. Welcome to the 20s! Before we get too far into Dry January, we wanted to take a minute to recap the highs we’ve had at Workit Health in 2019. 2019 was a big year for us, and the members of […]

Staying Sober in the New Year


I was never one for New Year’s Resolutions. I think New Year’s Eve, the celebration, and the general resolves that are expected on the following day are a bit contradictory. This line of thinking is dangerous to one who suffers from addiction. Cold Turkey, in my opinion, is not the best way to recover. We […]

Prepping for Dry January- Everything You Need To Get Started

Sticky notes that say "Get Ready". Prepare for Dry January

Chances are you’ve caught wind of Dry January in recent years. But for those who haven’t, the idea is simple: start off the new year with an alcohol-free month. Maybe you want to try and get a handle on your drinking, or maybe you simply want to better your health. Whatever the reason, foregoing alcohol […]

Finding Financial Sobriety is the Next Step in Recovery

A clear plastic piggy bank sits on a white cloth. A brown-skinned hand is dropping a coin into the slot on the top of the bank, and there are $20 bills on the cloth in front of the bank.

Recovery is so much more than getting sober. Stopping drinking and using—a huge task itself—is simply the gateway to a lifetime of work in recovery. Once we stop self-destructive behaviors with drugs, we uncover how much our substance use disorders have affected all aspects of our lives: we are often left with a lack of […]

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