About us

We're outsiders, harnessing the power of the peer, technology and data science to keep people well from addiction.

Solving our nation's greatest health challenge

Face It TOGETHER is peer-based nonprofit focused on data, science and getting people well from addiction. We address addiction differently by supporting those with addiction and loved ones in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

About 20 million Americans suffer from addiction. Almost 90% of them are missed every year by today’s system. The human and financial consequences are enormous, affecting every sector of society. And for every person with addiction, about three to four loved ones are directly impacted.

Moreover, drug and alcohol addiction is at the root of a wide range of challenging social problems and is inextricably linked to our quality of life, the strength of our economy and the safety of our communities. 

Why is it so hard to get well?

Co-founder and former CEO Kevin Kirby's search for answers to that question led to the genesis of Face It TOGETHER. We're a team of social entrepreneurs bringing a meaningful, innovative and sustainable solution to our nation's top public health crisis. Our work marries social mission with business innovation to fundamentally transform the way communities deal with this costly and devastating illness.

The broken system

Today’s system of addiction care suffers from three fundamental challenges: 

  • Short-term care. The system delivers care in short-term bursts, typically 28-30 days, even though addiction is a long-term, chronic illness. 
  • Few outcomes. The system has one data point for addiction recovery: sobriety. You can't boil down a happy and healthy life to a single data point. 
  • Private-sector needs. The private sector, largely employers, bears the brunt of the enormous costs associated with untreated addiction. But today’s portfolio of tools for employers doesn’t work. 


Our solution

At Face It TOGETHER, we’re laser-focused on these three challenges: 

  1. Chronic care. We deliver care that is not time-constrained. We do so via peer coaches who use their lived experience and extensive training to help others over time. Discover how we help.
  2. Outcomes that matter. Utilizing our proprietary and scientifically validated recovery assessment tool, we deliver outcomes that matter to our members, improving quality of life as measured against 26 areas of mental, emotional and physical wellness. View our addiction wellness outcomes.
  3. Employer tools. We offer tools for employers that deliver value in the form a healthier workforce, with far more employees seeking and receiving the highest quality of care. Our ability to deliver demonstrable value to the private sector permits us to be sustainable and, as a result, strategic in our approach.



Our mission is to get people with addiction and their loved ones well.


Our vision is a nation that has solved the disease of drug and alcohol addiction.

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