Tempest is the only clinically-proven digital solution for excessive drinking.

TEMPEST'S IMPACT

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65,000,000 adults in the US fit the criteria for problematic drinking and don’t know where to go for help.

98%

of those who meet the criteria for problematic drinking are not receiving any treatment

#3

leading preventable cause of death in the US is alcohol consumption

1 IN 4

American adults binge drink monthly; 1 out of 6 binge drink weekly

10 YEARS

is the average time it takes from onset of AUD to seek treatment, if at all

annually per employee with a substance use disorder, the majority of which is due to alcohol.

Workers with Alcohol Use Disorder

miss 5 more days at work per year than those in recovery

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report 56% more employee turnover than those in recovery

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were 3x as likely to report serious psychological distress than those in recovery

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Source: Shatterproof  |  Icons by Gregor Cresnar from the Noun Project

Research shows that Tempest works

Our peer-reviewed study by researchers at Syracuse University shows that Tempest helps people reduce binge drinking and drinking days. Best of all, the results are long-lasting. See our results published in the Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 

CLINICAL OUTCOMES

>50%

enter remission from AUD over a six-month period

66%

reduction in drinks consumed on a typical drinking day

40%

improvement in physical health

25%

reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression

The efficacy of our methods in treating excessive drinking have been well researched and published in peer-reviewed papers.

CBT was found effective in reducing alcohol and drug use

Mindfulness based therapies have demonstrated reduced substance misuse and reduced cravings

Self-guided Change: The most common form of long-term, maintained health behavior change

Neuroscience- informed psychoeducation for addiction medicine: A neurocognitive perspective

Benefits of peer support groups in the  treatment of addiction

Online discussion forums positively linked to well-being for stigmatised group members

CLINICAL ADVISORY BOARD

Physicians and industry experts have helped us to form our evidence-informed, consumer-centric programs.

CHRISTINE HENNINGSGAARD

Founder/CEO
Quilted Health

Former Amazon
OneMedical and HomeTeam

Thought Leadership from Tempest

Contact Us

We’d love to hear from you, and keep you informed on the latest developments with our clinical research.

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Chart: 65 Million US adults In treatment (2%), Untreated Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) (20%),  Untreated problematic drinking (78%).
Employers lose $6,600
Graph: Tempest Members Percent of Drinking Days Over the Last 30 Days.
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78 NPS
Chart: Total Cost of Excessive Drinking in the US: $249 BN. Categories contributing to this include Healthcare (11%), Criminal Justice (10%), Loss in workplace productivity (72%), and Other (7%).

Source: CDC

BRAD 
FLUEGEL

Board of Directors
Fitbit, Premera Blue Cross

Former Walgreens, Anthem, Aetna and United

JEFF
DEFLAVIO, MD

Entrepreneur-in- Residence
AlleyCorp

Founding CEO
Groups Recover Together

RAVI
SHAH, MD

Medical Director
Columbia Psychiatry

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, CUMC

RUBY
MEHTA, LCSW

Director of Clinical Strategy
Tempest

Former NYC Counseling, Goldman Sachs

BRENTON 
FARGNOLI, MD

Partner
AlleyCorp

Former MSK
Flatiron Health

TOM X.
LEE, MD

Founder/CEO
Galileo

Founder/Chairman
OneMedical

LAURA
PURDY, MD

Board Certified Family Medicine Physician

Former Physician
MD Live

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Chart: Total Cost of Excessive Drinking in the US: $249 BN. Categories contributing to this include Healthcare (11%), Criminal Justice (10%), Loss in workplace productivity (72%), and Other (7%).
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