Lyra Health, which provides mental health benefits for employers, announced a strategic partnership with Calm, a digital health application focused on strengthening mental resilience. Lyra will integrate Calm into its offerings for employers. For Lyra members who experience mild mental health issues, such as stress, the Lyra platform will recommend the Calm app as an available option for support. The app will also be available for direct download to members eligible for the benefit.
Lyra Health provides mental health benefits for more than 1.5 million U.S. employees and dependents. Using matching technology and an innovative digital platform, Lyra quickly connects companies and their employees to therapists, mental health coaches, and personalized medication prescribing. In 2021, Lyra’s 1.5 million members will also have the added flexibility and convenience of a personalized, six-week digital self-care plan. This plan will include regular touch points with a member’s coach to discuss progress and challenges, as well as the ability to interact with their coach in near real time via live messaging.
Calm supports users in more than 190 countries and has been focused on driving broader access to resilience-building content in its content library. The content library includes hundreds of hours of original audio content available in six languages. The Calm app has been downloaded more than 90 million times, and the app averages 100,000 new users daily.
This was reported by Calm and Lyra Health on October 20, 2020.