Wellpath to Offer Pear Therapeutics DTx for Addiction to New Outpatient Treatment Centers

Pear Therapeutics has announced collaboration with Wellpath Community Care Centers to bring its FDA-authorized digital therapeutics (DTx) to elevate the nation’s battle against the substance and opioid use crisis. Wellpath Community Care Centers can now offer Pear’s reSET® and reSET-O® products to provide same day, single centered comprehensive medical and behavioral services with 24/7 access to optimize clinician delivered medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for optimal outcomes.

Economic Toll Of Opioid Crisis In U.S. Exceeded $1 Trillion Since 2001

The cost of the opioid epidemic in the United States has climbed to an estimated $1 trillion since 2001, and costs related to the crisis are increasing at an accelerating rate, according to a study released by Altarum, a not-for-profit health research and consulting institute.

The annual cost of the opioid crisis increased from $29.1 billion in 2001 to an estimated $115 billion in 2017.