«Josh has been an opioid addict for over a decade. The 39-year-old Floridian, who was happy to discuss his sobriety efforts on the condition that we chat online, got sober seven years ago using medication and, by 2019, managed to taper off of his medication. But after a difficult divorce and amid the ongoing stresses of the pandemic, he started fearing relapse and began looking for a doctor who could treat him and prescribe medication virtually. There were few options, but he eventually found telehealth opioid recovery service Bicycle Health. Despite initial concerns about about how the online process would go—how do appointments, drug screens, and mandatory counseling work online?—he managed to reach out, be seen, and get a prescription for suboxone all on the same day.»

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