Substance use management for the workplace

Substance use among your employees is real. And the impact on your healthcare costs is substantial. Pelago’s industry-leading virtual clinic will help your people get better and keep your business on track.

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What is substance use management?

Substance use management is a personalized approach to managing substance use to a healthy state. Cost-effective, accessible, and without all the stigma — our approach goes far beyond traditional treatment programs to give your employees everything they need to move forward.

Healthier employees, lower healthcare costs

Tremendous cost savings

Decrease healthcare claims, minimize the number of absent workers, and improve productivity across your organization. It’s a win-win-win.

Accessible treatment—anytime, anywhere

Help your people navigate towards brighter days with a fully virtual program — available 24/7, 365 days a year. With Pelago, help is only a tap away.

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39%

program completion rate

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3.2:1

ROI in year one

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Deliver life-changing outcomes

We provide industry-leading outcomes, significant cost savings, and member experience improvements. All because our program is based on leading substance use treatment standards. And proper research.

52%

validated tobacco quit rate

60%

abstinent or drinking below safe limit

67%

abstinent of opioids for 90 days

5X

more likely to quit

Empower folks with a tailored program

From unhealthy habits to active substance use disorders, Pelago delivers a personalized solution based on individual health, habits, genetics, and goals. Because no two members are the same.

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Hope has arrived for adolescents

Our substance use management program has expanded to support adolescents with alcohol, nicotine, or opioid use.

One program, infinite possibilities

Pelago is a virtual clinic that empowers members via a range of personalized, evidence-based solutions.

Member support

Physician-led care team

Unlimited access to a team of physicians, nurses, coaches, and counselors.

Complex condition management

Help for members with co-occurring mental illness, and other chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease.

Centers of Excellence

Members have access to high-quality, clinically vetted inpatient treatment facilities, including RCA and Banyan. We coordinate their care and transition them back to Pelago after discharge.

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Personalized technology and support

Round-the-clock virtual support such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), tracking, and other helpful content.

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Remote monitoring

Devices to monitor program outcomes and motivate members — breathalyzers, urinary test kits, and more.

Pelago app medication management

PelagoRX

A members’ hub for medication-assisted treatment (MAT), offering confidential prescriptions and a straightforward integration with pharmacy partners.

What is Pelago like for members?

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Michael, Pelago Member

“Pelago has impacted my life in a way I can’t believe. I am 192 days alcohol-free.”

— Alcohol program member

Richard, Pelago Member

“Pelago put me back in control of my life. I went from ~78 weekly drinks to 0.”

— Alcohol program member

Andrea, Pelago Member

“The messages from my Pelago Coach before going out were so important. My health is so much better.”

— Tobacco member

Tom, Pelago Member

“91 days, 15 hours, and 36 minutes smoke-free. I’ve saved $182 [after] quitting.”

— Tobacco member

Sarah, Pelago Member

“There’s been no judgment, just support the whole way through.”

— Tobacco member

Kerri, Pelago Member

“This has been my easiest quit ever. Pelago was the only one that really stuck because of the mindfulness.”

— Tobacco member

Markie, Pelago Member

“I’m so grateful to the program, my coach, and my employer for this support.”

— Tobacco member

Michael, Pelago Member

“Pelago has impacted my life in a way I can’t believe. I am 192 days alcohol-free.”

— Alcohol program member

Richard, Pelago Member

“Pelago put me back in control of my life. I went from ~78 weekly drinks to 0.”

— Alcohol program member

Andrea, Pelago Member

“The messages from my Pelago Coach before going out were so important. My health is so much better.”

— Tobacco member

Tom, Pelago Member

“91 days, 15 hours, and 36 minutes smoke-free. I’ve saved $182 [after] quitting.”

— Tobacco member

Sarah, Pelago Member

“There’s been no judgment, just support the whole way through.”

— Tobacco member

Kerri, Pelago Member

“This has been my easiest quit ever. Pelago was the only one that really stuck because of the mindfulness.”

— Tobacco member

Markie, Pelago Member

“I’m so grateful to the program, my coach, and my employer for this support.”

— Tobacco member
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The Toll of Substance Use in the Workplace

Address stigma

Promote a culture of acceptance and support, and the benefits to your business will be meaningful. Normalize substance use treatment, ensure early intervention, and solve costly health problems before they start.

How does Pelago work?

Integrate

We play nice with your existing ecosystem through dozens of integrations — including billing through medical claims, your PBM, and existing digital health tools.

Onboard

A tailored multi-channel outreach campaign designed to de-stigmatize substance use and encourage enrollment among employees.

Enroll

Each member receives a holistic and personalized care plan specific to their substance use (or uses).

Engage

Transparent monthly reporting to help you track engagement, clinical outcomes, and ROI.

Sustain

Personalized relapse prevention, including medication adherence and coaching, to ensure sustained behavior change.

Ready to get started?

Reduce healthcare spend. Change lives forever.