Mental Health Benefits by Lyra

2020 Plan Year Information

Your mental health benefits by Lyra – a simpler, faster way to get quality care for you and your family

Lyra Can Help

Access the best therapists, mental health coaches and resources using Lyra’s interactive online platform – so you can feel better faster:

Free and confidential services – 16 sessions per person, per year (services available to US benefits-eligible employees and their dependents).

Solution-focused care – Short-term therapy or coaching can help if your emotions, thoughts or behaviors are negatively affecting your life, or if you’re facing a difficult life situation. Lyra providers specialize in clinically proven treatments that help you better understand yourself so you can address those challenges and find stability.

Convenient options for busy lives – Schedule a video or in-person appointment as soon as the next day. Or, use self-care tools on the go. New York City employees may also meet with the onsite counselor at the 1585 Broadway Health Center.

Benefits in Brief

Free, confidential and hassle-free access to experienced therapists and mental health coaches for you and your family.

  • 16 sessions per family member each year.
  • Individual, couples and family therapy, using only treatments proven to relieve symptoms – typically in a short period.
  • Live messaging with providers.
  • Anytime, online self-care wellness tools

How to Get Started

  1. Create your account at Important: Open site in Chrome
  2. Complete a short, confidential assessment
  3. Select from a personalized list of therapists and coaches
  4. Schedule an in-person or virtual appointment

Contact Lyra if You…

  • Are stressed, anxious, depressed or having problems sleeping
  • Want to talk about life issues like illness or loss or legal or financial concerns
  • Are concerned your child is having issues at school, is being bullied or facing behavioral challenges
  • Have relationship or family issues, or are thinking about a separation or divorce
  • Are struggling with alcohol or substance use
  • Frequently feel lonely, hopeless or angry
  • Think you need mental health or emotional support and don’t know where to start

Helping You Through Uncertainty – Mental health care through Lyra supports your new normal

Support as Work and Home Life Blur – Lyra can help parents with the stress of managing work and childcare

Help Finding Connection from Your Couch – feeling lonely or isolated? Contact Lyra for help

Get Started

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