Workit Health hosted a team of four grad students for Alternative Spring Break, where they worked to create innovative solutions for addiction with Workit’s team in a brief trip to the Bay Area. Here’s how they spent their alternative spring break!
The costs of prescription opioid misuse to employers are as great as $18 billion per year. One way to prevent opioid addiction in the workplace? Educating employees on their risks, and employer resources available to find help.
I stopped drinking in June of 1997. I went to AA and counted days off of alcohol. As I endured a roller-coaster of emotions day to day, sometimes hour to hour, I pretended to (and sometimes, genuinely did) enjoy my first sober summer New York City. As the hot days transitioned into cooler ones, and as I was safely past my first 90 days sober and experiencing my first sober everything, I prepared for my first holiday season – and potentially visiting my family – without my buffer and crutch, alcohol. I say “prepared for” because at the time, I wasn’t sure what I would do when the time came to fly home to visit my family.
If someone in your life is struggling with addiction, there is no right or wrong way to feel. Expect a cycle of emotions from anger, to guilt, to fatigue, to confusion.
There are many questions might have before beginning Suboxone. What should I consider before beginning treatment? How do I even begin this type of medication? What dosage do I take? This article will help explain what a Suboxone treatment plan actually looks like and what to expect.
Workit Health, co-founded by Ann Arbor Public School alumna Lisa McLaughlin, is one of 80+ companies participating in the trek. Additionally, McLaughlin is joining 12 other visionaries presenting at Tech Talk — a TED-style event taking place from 10 a.m. to noon the morning before A2 Tech Trek.
Don’t know what to expect at a drug or alcohol assessment? We’ll walk you through the basics.
The evidence shows that Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) is the best treatment for opioid addiction. But is it the best treatment in Michigan for your teen?
At Workit Health, we’re building new solutions for better patient-centered addiction treatment. Doing this is inspiring work. Unlike many 9-5’s, we get to see people get their lives back, and get back on track, from opioid addiction. There is no more rewarding work!