Teladoc Health, having acquired Livongo and myStrength, launches integrated mental health service for the workplace

Teladoc builds out mental healthcare services with myStrength Complete (MobiHealthNews):

Virtual care giant Teladoc is building out its behavioral health services through its latest program, myStrength Complete.

The new offering is designed to give users a single integrated mental healthcare experience. It combines the app-based models of care from myStrength with Teladoc’s on-demand therapists and psychiatrists … The myStrength platform uses evidence-based clinical models such as cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology and mindfulness to help treat behavioral health conditions such as depression, anxiety, insomnia and substance use disorder.

The company was bought by Livongo in 2019 and was then absorbed in Teladoc’s acquisition of Livongo last year.

myStrength Complete will be available to individuals through their health plans or employers in July, Teladoc said in its announcement.

The Announcement:

Teladoc Health Launches “myStrength Complete” As First Unified Mental Health Care Experience (press release):

Teladoc Health, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) today announced the launch of myStrength Complete, an integrated mental health service providing personalized, targeted care to consumers in a single, comprehensive experience. The announcement comes as more than half of people with mental health concerns report that they do not know where to start when getting care, highlighting the importance of the digital front door myStrength Complete will provide … Some 69 percent of people surveyed who sought support indicated it would be difficult and/or overwhelming to use multiple websites, mobile apps or virtual care platforms to address mental health needs. myStrength Complete’s proprietary stepped care model is designed to seamlessly combine app-based tools and coaching expertise with Teladoc’s therapists and psychiatrists to ensure that consumers get the level of mental health support and care they need, when they need it.

News in Context:

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  • Three ways to protect your mental health during –and after– COVID-19
  • Four trends accelerating mental health innovation in the COVID/ post-COVID era
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