Home Health News Talkspace, Bicycle Well being accomplice to increase therapeutic choices

Talkspace, Bicycle Well being accomplice to increase therapeutic choices

Talkspace, Bicycle Well being accomplice to increase therapeutic choices


Teletherapy firm Talkspace and digital opioid use dysfunction therapy firm Bicycle Health are partnering to increase entry to digital take care of sufferers of each firms. 

Talkspace affords remedy for adults, teenagers 13 to 17, and {couples}, in addition to psychiatric companies and medicine administration. The platform assists people affected by anxiousness, melancholy, bipolar dysfunction, OCD, panic dysfunction, PTSD and postpartum melancholy. 

Bicycle affords digital therapy for opioid use dysfunction, together with medication-assisted therapy like Suboxone. The startup presently operates in 25 states.

Sufferers can arrange an introductory name with the startup to find out if Bicycle’s therapy would work for them after which schedule a digital appointment to set a care plan and talk about medication-assisted therapy. Sufferers also can entry well being teaching and on-line help teams.

By the partnership, Talkspace sufferers may have entry to opioid use dysfunction specialty care, together with remedy, therapists and restoration coaches. 

Bicycle Well being sufferers will be capable to join with therapists by way of chat and converse to psychological well being suppliers in areas exterior of substance use dysfunction, equivalent to marriage and household therapists.   

“Opioid use dysfunction doesn’t exist in a vacuum. We take into account the entire particular person and their setting when recommending the suitable care plan to assist them obtain steady, lasting restoration,” Dr. Brian Clear, chief medical officer at Bicycle Well being, stated in an announcement. 

“Like sufferers in all care settings, Bicycle Well being sufferers usually expertise melancholy, anxiousness or different behavioral circumstances past their habit and lots of will profit from a relationship with a therapist at Talkspace with experience to fulfill their wants. Now, along with our personal inside therapist workforce, our clinicians have the power to attach our sufferers to a therapist at Talkspace shortly and reliably each time that’s the suitable selection for any affected person.”


Bicycle Well being lately joined HIMSS TV to debate its partnership with the Federal Bureau of Prisons to offer people launched from jail continued entry to month-to-month injections of buprenorphine for opioid use dysfunction. 

Final 12 months, the company announced it was collaborating with grocery store chain Albertsons to provide the telehealth firm’s suppliers the power to prescribe buprenorphine month-to-month injections for opioid use dysfunction that may be crammed inside Albertsons pharmacies throughout 17 states.  

It additionally partnered with emergency telehealth supplier Tele911 to attach sufferers to persevering with care after an overdose or well being disaster. 

In 2022, the corporate scored $50 million in a Sequence B funding spherical, bringing Bicycle’s whole elevate to $83 million. It scored $27 million in a Series A round introduced in 2021.

Final 12 months, publicly traded Talkspace announced it signed a $26 million contract with New York Metropolis’s Division of Well being and Psychological Hygiene to energy NYC Teenspace. The three-year program supplies free remedy and self-guided psychological well being sources to teenagers 13 via 17. 

The corporate additionally reported it partnered with Finland-based Oura, maker of its namesake health-tracking ring. By the partnership, Talkspace would enable Oura wearers to share their personalised sleep and every day motion knowledge with Talkspace therapists. 



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