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Press Over the Years

Second Wave Media: In COVID-19 pandemic, Ann Arbor-based Workit Health finds opportunity to combat opioid epidemic. January 6, 2021

Mobihealthnews: Contributed: Digital health and opioid use disorder. January 29, 2021

World Economic Forum: Digital rehab is helping tackle America’s opioid crisis. Here’s how. February 8, 2021

Ann Arbor Spark: Business expansions bring high-wage jobs, new investments to Ann Arbor region. March 31, 2021

World Economic Forum: 6 ways social innovators are harnessing 4IR technologies for social change. April 1, 2021

Concentrate: New internship program helps underrepresented students find “a place in tech” at Ann Arbor companies. April 21, 2021

Purpose.Jobs: 14 Digital Health Companies To Know. May 6, 2021

Ann Arbor Spark: How Mobility Innovation and Policies Benefit Public Health. May 19, 2021

Worth: How To Better Your Mental Health As An Entrepreneur. May 20, 2021

Geek Wire: Life After COVID: Navigating Your Healthcare Journey. July 20, 2021

Crains Detroit Business: UWM’s Ishbia among 7 Michigan entrepreneurs honored by Ernst & Young. August 5, 2021

Business Wire: Ann Arbor SPARK’s FastTrack Awards Honor 18 Companies for Significant, Consistent Growth. October 4, 2021

Colorado Biz: Colorado Companies to Watch 2021: The Helpers. October 5, 2021

World Economic Forum: 3 ways social innovators are driving systemic change, from creating sustainable fashion to supporting refugees. October 18, 2021

Detroit Premier Business Journal: Workit Health in Ann Arbor Closes $118M Funding Round. October 21, 2021

Insight Partners: Behind the Investment: Workit Health — Expanding Addiction Care Virtually Through an App. October 22, 2021

MobiHealth News: Workit Health lands $118M for its digital tool focused on substance use disorder. October 22, 2021

Crain Detroit: Taking addiction treatment mobile draws investor flurry. October 24, 2021

Modern Healthcare: Mobile addiction treatment draws investor flurry. October 24, 2021

Fierce Healthcare: CVS, BCBS venture funds back Workit Health’s $118M round to expand virtual addiction treatment platform. October 27, 2021

The Daily Beast: How COVID-19 Unleashed a New Way to Fight Opioid Addiction. November 4, 2021

Endeavor Detroit: Startup to Scaleup: Workit Health. November 15, 2021

Crains Detroit: How Michigan Can Get Its Next Crop of Unicorns. November 15, 2021

Startup Nation: Top Ann Arbor Tech Companies and Startups to Watch in 2022. December 11, 2021

World Economic Forum: Experts explain how to manage mental wellbeing during COVID-19. April 1, 2020

NPR: Coronavirus Crisis Spurs Access To Online Treatment For Opioid Addiction. April 20, 2020

Psych Congress: Telemedicine Program Seeks to Remove All Barriers to OUD Medication. April 21, 2020

Inlander: Premera Blue Cross expands telehealth services for mental health and substance use disorder. April 22, 2020

Filter Mag: How the Pandemic Is Restricting Health Options for People Who Use Drugs. April 22, 2020

JAMA Network: Treating Patients With Opioid Use Disorder in Their Homes An Emerging Treatment Model​. May 27, 2020

Alaska Business: Workit Health’s Digital Addiction Care Expands to Washington and Alaska. July 15, 2020

New York Times: Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Addiction. August 4, 2020

23ABC Interview: Founders of Workit Health explain using telemedicine to help with substance abuse recovery. August 14, 2020

ABC News: Telehealth resources for people struggling with substance use disorders during the pandemic. September 4, 2020

Click On Detroit: Regional companies celebrated for remarkable growth at annual a2Tech360 FastTrack Awards. September 21, 2020

HIT Consultant: Digital Behavioral Health: Addressing The COVID-19 Behavioral Health Crisis. October 5, 2020

Politico: Maintaining telehealth’s momentum. December 7, 2020

Fortune: Workit Health, a digital rehab startup, raises $12 million. December 15, 2020

Fortune: How to make mental health care more accessible to women. December 15, 2020

Click on Detroit: Ann Arbor’s Workit Health raises $12 million in Series B funding round. December 16, 2020

BCBS ProgressHealth: Taking addiction care online. 2019

Deutsche Welle: Social entrepreneurship: ‘A new breed of leader’. January 10, 2019

Click on Detroit: A4 Minutes Episode 7: Workit Health Co-founder Lisa McLaughlin. June 25, 2019

Forbes: How Equal Access To Social And Human Capital Would Add Up To $5 Trillion To The Global Economy. July 31, 2019

The Bold Italic: Can Tech Help Battle the Opioid Epidemic? August 7, 2019

JAMA Network: Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Areas. August 28, 2019

National Institute on Drug Abuse: With NIDA’s Help, Startups Translate Addiction Science into New Technologies. October 9, 2019

Business Insider: These 5 digital health startups are trying to expand access to treatments and halt the crisis. October 17, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Startups Offer Apps, Digital Tools to Provide Addiction Care. October 30, 2019

Forbes: The Tech Startup Bringing Addiction Recovery To the Workplace Through Science and Design. May 31, 2017

WIRED: Addiction Rehab Is Broken, Can Technology Fix It? April 1, 2018

Bridge Magazine: Taking addiction care online. May 16, 2018

Diablo Magazine: Workit Health Rethinks Recovery. July 27, 2018

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