The cycle of substance use can make you feel trapped, but there is help to get you out of the cycle and back to feeling like yourself again.
Addiction treatment has never been easier. Workit Health meets the needs of people with substance use disorder with our innovative digital solution to addiction treatment for Michigan residents. Our Ann Arbor clinic helps you work toward your recovery goals with expert clinicians and experienced coaches.
Successful Addiction Treatment in Michigan
Addiction is a public health epidemic in America, and Michigan has been hit particularly hard with rates of drug use exceeding the national average. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health:
- In 2018, more Michiganders died from drug overdoses than from car crashes
- Between 2009 and 2010, Michigan was one of the top ten states for illicit drug use
- A higher percentage of Michiganders use illicit substances than the national average
- 30 percent of treatment admissions in Michigan are for heroin addiction
One of the main reasons Michiganders face addiction and struggle to find recovery is accessibility. For folks in many parts of the state—especially northern Michigan—it can be difficult to find effective, affordable help.
Workit is striving to bridge the gap of poor accessibility through our innovative virtual addiction treatment program. We are committed to bringing treatment to all corners of Michigan via telemedicine, from Monroe County to the Upper Peninsula. Our Care Navigators have spoken with people in rural Michigan who had been driving more than two hours (for every single appointment) to reach a doctor who was able to provide their treatment. This travel time is a huge burden, especially on people who don’t have reliable transportation. Telemedicine like Workit has been life-changing for people with SUD in rural parts of the state.
Workit Health’s experienced, expert clinicians can prescribe FDA-approved medications to reduce your cravings and assist you toward long-term recovery. Our licensed counselors and peer recovery coaches provide nonjudgmental, science-backed therapy to help you achieve your recovery goals—no matter what they are. With Workit’s telemedicine program, you have access to all this support and more from the privacy and comfort of home.
Michiganders in the cities and those in rural parts of the state can access the same exceptional care with in-app medical appointments and group therapy. You can get started with Workit Health’s virtual program in less than 5 minutes, and same-week appointments are often available.
With Workit, you don’t have to tackle addiction alone.
What can I expect from Workit Health in Ann Arbor?
Workit offers the gold standard of modern addiction care: medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Research shows that this treatment approach:
- Improves patient survival
- Increases retention in treatment
- Decreases illicit opioid use and other criminal activities among people with substance use disorders
- Increases patients’ ability to gain and maintain employment
- Improves birth outcomes among pregnant women with substance use disorders
That’s why MAT is endorsed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and approved by the Food and Drugs Administration. There are three medications approved by the FDA to treat opioid use disorder: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. Workit clinicians are able to e-prescribe either buprenorphine (in buprenorphine/naloxone medications like Suboxone) or naltrexone to your local pharmacy. Many people don’t realize that the FDA has also approved medications to treat alcohol use disorder: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone. Workit clinicians prescribe either acamprosate or naltrexone, depending on the needs and goals of the member.
Of course, medication is most effective in conjunction with behavioral health support. At Workit Health, we combine FDA-approved medication and the support of dedicated therapists and coaches for lasting behavior change. Our virtual drug and alcohol treatment in Michigan provides comprehensive support for your recovery, right in the palm of your hand. You’ll meet with your Counselors, Providers, and Care Team through virtual appointments held on our HIPAA-compliant, privacy-protected app.
Get the accessible, nonjudgmental treatment you deserve, right in the privacy of home.