Mental Health & Wellness
Mental health is part of total health, and supporting emotional well-being is more important now than ever. When you provide mental health resources to your team, you support those in need — and you make your business more resilient. Below, you’ll learn why it’s so essential to prioritize mental health as part of your overall workforce health strategy — and how to do it in an effective, meaningful way. After all, healthier employees are more present, productive, and invested, which benefits the bottom line of your business.
Resources for employers
Mental Health and Wellness FAQ
Resources for your employees
Text-based coaching from Ginger coming in 2022
Kaiser Permanente members will soon have on-demand emotional support through the Ginger app. Ginger’s emotional support coaches are available 24/7 to help with stress, low mood, sleep troubles, and more.
Self-care tools, tips, and activities
Take a moment. Take a breath. Take time for self-care. Explore our broad range of self-care resources — including apps, audio activities, articles, and more — designed to help you thrive in mind, body, and spirit.
As a Kaiser Permanente member, you have access to mental health and emotional wellness apps
Calm — an app for meditation, mental resilience, and sleep*
Calm is the number one app for meditation and sleep — designed to help lower stress, reduce anxiety, and more. Kaiser Permanente members can access all the great features of Calm at no cost, including:
- The Daily Calm, exploring a fresh mindful theme each day
- More than 100 guided meditations
- Sleep Stories to soothe you into deeper and better sleep
- Video lessons on mindful movement and gentle stretching
myStrength — an app to improve your awareness and adapt to life*
myStrength is a personalized program that helps you improve your awareness and change behaviors. Adult members can explore interactive activities, in-the-moment coping tools, community support, and more at no cost.
- Mindfulness and meditation activities
- Tailored programs for managing depression, stress, anxiety, and more
- Tools for setting goals and preferences, tracking current emotional states and ongoing life events, and viewing your progress
Prioritizing mental well-being in the workplace
4 steps to better employee mental health - and how it benefits your business.
*Apps are not intended to replace treatment or advice. myStrength® is a wholly owned subsidiary of Livongo Health, Inc. The services described above are not covered under your health plan benefits and are not subject to the terms set forth in your Evidence of Coverage or other plan documents. These services may be discontinued at any time without notice.