With stress and anxiety levels running at an all-time high these days, it’s important that you focus on your personal health, both physically and mentally. As an Anthem PPO member, you have access to resources that can help you develop a mindfulness practice and find a little peace during all this turbulence and uncertainty.
myStrength is a free and confidential digital resource that you can access anytime, anywhere. It is an interactive web and mobile experience that delivers evidence-based, personalized programs for depression, anxiety and substance use disorder. It uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and evidence-based approaches to help you with:
- Everyday life challenges
- Stress and anxiety
- Chronic pain
- Substance misuse or abuse
Tap into myStrength for guidance in developing mindfulness practices and resiliency to manage everyday struggles and improve and maintain your overall well-being. You can access myStrength through anthem.com/ca under Care > Health & Wellness (click on 'View More'), or through the UC Vita (Engage Wellbeing) app under Benefits.
Tailor the program to your needs and interests with:
- Mood tracker and wellness assessments
- Videos and articles with advice about relationships and health from leading clinicians
- Personalized workouts and activity recommendations
- User community to encourage and support you
And with the mobile experience, you’ll have all this with you wherever you are.
More Support for You and Your Family
In addition to myStrength, your PPO medical plan includes other benefits for mental health services and substance misuse treatment. You and your covered family members can get in person and virtual care from counselors, psychologists or psychiatrists.
Each campus, medical center and national laboratory within the University of California administers a Faculty and Staff Assistance Program that offers free, confidential resources for emotional health as well. Learn more.
Call for Help 24/7
The licensed clinicians at the Anthem Blue Cross Behavioral Health Resource Center can help with issues ranging from depression and eating disorders to substance misuse. Call (844) 792-5141.