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Workit Health Awarded Grant from National Science Foundation (NSF)

January 25, 2017

Funding awarded will support development of cutting edge technology to help individuals achieve their addiction recovery goals.  OAKLAND, CA and …
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4 Surprising Addiction Trends Everyone Was Googling in 2016

January 9, 2017

In 2016 popular interest in addiction soared, particularly after the late fall release of the Surgeon General’s landmark report on …
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Employers and Addiction: Why 2016 Was a Gamechanger

December 27, 2016

It’s been a big year for the movement to spread awareness of addiction and push for more effective, more accessible prevention, treatment, …
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What would you have told your former self?

December 22, 2016

The statistics on the opioid crisis are startling. But in designing preventative solutions for addiction the best place to start …
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Workaholism Demystified

December 17, 2016

Our programs address a wide variety of addictive behaviors, but substance use is the one employers tend to approach us …
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Around the World in Office Drinking Culture

December 14, 2016

Wondering how you’re going to stay sober or semi-sober at your holiday work party? You’re not the only one! Lots of …
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Understanding the Power of Workplace Culture

December 1, 2016

Two fish are swimming together in the ocean.  The first fish turns to the other and, to make small talk, …
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Highlights of First Ever Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction

November 19, 2016

“I’m calling for a cultural change in how we think about addiction. For far too long people have thought about …
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The ROI on Reducing Addictive Behaviors

November 15, 2016

We know that addictive behaviors are a burden for many among us: coworkers, friends, sisters, brothers.  However, the true impact …
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7 Reasons the Michigan Startup Scene is Glorious

November 2, 2016

It’s Accelerate Michigan week and we’re thrilled to be semi-finalists again at an event that is core to our hearts …
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Preventing Prescription Painkiller Misuse with Employee Education

October 28, 2016

Knowledge is power. It’s a trite but true slogan, and especially applicable to the prescription painkiller epidemic; millions of Americans …
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“Internet Addiction” Demystified

October 18, 2016

What is “internet addiction”? A bit of a misnomer, to start. Back when it was first noticed that people were having …
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The Impact of Substance Abuse in Employees’ Families

October 7, 2016

I worked for four years in adolescent mental health, taking part in the journeys of hundreds of teens.  Addiction and …
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5 Simple Measures Towards a Healthier Office Drinking Culture

September 29, 2016

Outside of the workplace, the perspective of alcoholism as a “family disease” is widely accepted. That is, treatment acknowledges the …
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Addictive Behaviors and Cultures of Health in the Workplace

September 23, 2016

Too often, addictive behaviors are often understood purely as individual pathology: a problem afflicting a person, albeit a concern with …
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Substance Wellbeing: The Value of Prevention

September 7, 2016

Let’s take a look at a significant opportunity concerning substance wellbeing in the workplace: prevention. If we can reach people …
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How Addictive Behaviors are Impacting Your Workforce & Workplace

August 12, 2016

The Good News? Ditching Denial has Big Payoff “Oh no, addictive behaviors aren’t a problem here. We fire people on …
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Substance Wellness: Rethinking Substance Use Treatment and the Role of Employers

August 5, 2016

Workit Health understands itself, its program and its membership as contributing to a recent and important cultural shift in behavioral …
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The Six Best Practices of 21st Century Substance Wellness

August 3, 2016

Overview Wellness programs have rarely seen drug and alcohol use, and potential abuse from a point of prevention.  This is …
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