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Mental health support resources

Let’s talk about it: a resource for nurturing positive mental health in the workplace

Welcome to our mental health support resources, where employers and individuals will find infographics, articles and strategies to help develop a healthy approach to mental health.

Populations the world over are experiencing an upsurge in the awareness and destigmatisation of mental health conditions, from stress to chronic anxiety and depression. More people than ever — including expats and the globally mobile — are recognising the need to address both mental and physical health in achieving total well-being. And international employers trying to build a mentally fit and resilient workforce are no exception.1

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Confidential employee assistance: your on-demand support for work-life challenges

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Professional services: One-nurse-one-member support.

One-on-one telephone-based care between you and a Care and Response Excellence (CARE) team clinician to help you address any chronic and acute health conditions. Confidential, comprehensive care between you and a nurse, built right into your benefits plan.

Register or login to the Health Hub to contact the CARE team

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Self-help: Wysa by Aetna, anonymous and confidential support

A conversational well-being AI chatbot and human coaching. The Wysa app is the perfect companion to help you open up to that most simple but sometimes most difficult question: “How are you today?”.

Find out more about Wysa and Aetna Well-being by logging in to the Health Hub

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Self-help: Behavioural and lifestyle changes

Life Coaching -- Personal growth, positive change, improved performance at work — these are just a few of the reasons to check out our Life Coaching programme, a particularly useful resources when in a foreign environment.

Find out more about Life Coaching by logging in to the Health Hub

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Professional services: Mindfulness-based stress reduction service (AWARE)

Six sessions with an MBSR-trained health and wellness professional to help overcome stress or anxiety.

Read our guide to find out more

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Professional services: Therapeutic counselling

Advice and guidance provided by a clinical therapist and counsellor — either in person or over the phone.

Learn more in this employee assistance services — EAP — guide

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Professional services: Convenient access to primary care with vHealth

With virtual care comes the ability to consult with a doctor from anywhere in the world, providing individuals and families with convenient access to quality health care. Available to eligible members.

Learn more about vHealth, our virtual care app

* Aetna International's employee assistance services are standard to Aetna Summit plans 2500, 4000, 5000 and 5000+. Programme delivery methods may vary by plan or region. Please contact your account manager or plan sponsor for more information. For members with other plans, such as Aetna Pioneer, assistance services are available as optional buy up benefits.

Additional Source:

1 https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jun/03/mental-illness-is-there-really-a-global-epidemic

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