Evidence-backed alcohol treatment, 100% online

Ria Health is an effective, science-based alternative to traditional rehab, delivered through telemedicine. Learn how we’re revolutionizing treatment for alcohol use disorder.

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New Treatment Solutions for Alcohol Misuse

Ria Health is changing the way people access alcohol addiction treatment, offering flexible, evidence-based care to over 60% of the US population and counting.

Ria Health’s program is available to Optum members*

Our telemedicine program offers comprehensive support to members who want to quit or cut back on drinking. We offer both abstinence and moderation as options, and can support everyone from occasional problem drinkers to those with severe alcohol use disorder. App-based care removes barriers, making help accessible from anywhere, on any schedule.

Referring Patients to Ria Health is Easy!

Fill out our referral form

Submit basic patient and referrer info in under a minute.


Schedule an appointment for your referral (optional)

Our form offers the option to schedule a sign-up call, if useful.

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The Ria Health team will follow up with the individual

One of our enrollment specialists will contact the patient directly to answer any questions they have and assist in the sign-up process.

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How the Ria Program Works

Ria’s program is evidence-based, and designed for long-term results. Members can stay with us for a full year—or long enough for lasting change. Our science-backed methods include:

medicine for alcohol cravings

Medications proven to reduce alcohol cravings over time


Harm Reduction
A goal of moderation or abstinence, depending on the individual’s needs

Medically Managed Care Customized treatment plans overseen by our expert medical team
Psychosocial Support Recovery coaching, behavioral therapy, and online support groups

All of this is delivered through a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app, tailored to members’ schedules.

Learn more about how the program works for members

Evidence-Backed Results

More than 50% of Ria Health members remain with the program for at least 6 months, and reduce their drinking by an average of 75% within the first year.

In internal studies from 2018 and 2019:

  • Mean BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) among members decreased from 0.09 to 0.03 over 6 months
  • Non-drinking days per week more than doubled within 180 days
  • Medication adherence at one year was nearly 80%

Read more Ria Health research

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Who is Ria Health for?

The short answer is, anyone who wants to change their relationship with alcohol, whether that is to completely stop drinking, reduce your alcohol intake, or change
your habits.

Ria’s flexibility makes it ideal for people with busy schedules, and those who don’t feel traditional AA or rehab are the right fit.

Ria Member

Before your program I was a daily drinker. Mostly wine but mostly the entire bottle in one sitting. Since taking your counseling and the miracle drug naltrexone, I am finally rid of the temptation to drink.*

– Maria in Florida

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Ria Health is a life-changer. I have done AA, and four or five stays at rehab and IOPs that really didn’t help at all. With Ria Health, after less than one year, I don’t even think about drinking anymore. This was the best money I have ever spent on dealing with alcohol addiction!*

– Mark in California

Is My Drinking Normal?

Take our short alcohol quiz to learn where you fall on the drinking spectrum and if you might benefit from quitting or cutting back on alcohol.