Is Addiction A Disease?

Is Addiction A Disease?

Don't people choose to drink or do drugs? How can addiction be a disease?Addiction is much more than a few bad choices. It disrupts the areas of the brain that are involved in reward, motivation, learning, judgement, and memory. Not only can it damage brain and body functions, but it can also damage relationships, families, and workplaces.

Precision Medicine World Conference Interview With Lisa McLaughlin

Precision Medicine World Conference Interview With Lisa McLaughlin

Workit Health's Co-Founder and Co-CEO Lisa McLaughlin is proud to be speaking at the Precision Medicine World Conference Michigan on June 6-7. Conference organizers caught up with Workit's Co-CEO Lisa McLaughlin, to ask her about innovating solutions for the opioid crisis in Michigan.

Telehealth Buprenorphine A Solution For Opiate Addiction In Rural Michigan

Telehealth Buprenorphine A Solution For Opiate Addiction In Rural Michigan

In an analysis done by Avalere Health a healthcare consulting firm, Michigan is in the bottom 10 of U.S. states for their ratio of certified doctors compared to opiate deaths. Telehealth buprenorphine treatment helps meet patient needs in this shortage.