McBenefits Home Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health & Wellness Resources

 

 

Mental Health Resources available through Anthem

  • Live Health Online - Video visits with a therapist when it works for you.
  • Learn to Live - Emotional wellbeing programs and licensed coaches to help with stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia and substance abuse

 

Counseling through our Employee Assistance Program

  • 5 free counseling sessions annually (per topic) for Montgomery County employees and family
    • Call 1-877-409-3389
  • Work-Life balance webinars, articles and self-paced learning programs

 

Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS)

  • myStrength - Free mobile application to strengthen your emotional health whenever, wherever you need!
    • Receive a clear path to start getting support, customized to your preferences
    • Access proven tools for stress, depression, sleep and more
    • Learn from hundreds of activities, articles, and videos
    • Practice techniques to help you calm down, get inspired and feel more hopeful

    Sign up today on mystrength.com or by downloading the app in your app store by using the access code: "MCemployee".
  • Crisis Now Hotline - 833-580-CALL (2255) to talk with a trained behavioral health professional who will assess your needs and determine the next best steps to access mental health services.
  • Local Health Now App - Instantly connect with local service and treatment providers for addiction, rehabilitation, mental health, and more. Simply use the free and interactive directory to find support near you.

 

Wellvibe - Montgomery County Wellness Program

 

Heartfulness Meditation

  • Free online meditation sessions for all employees through May 21st.
    • Mondays at 12:30pm
    • Wednesdays at 11:30am

 

Crisis Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Callers are connected with a professional nearby who will talk with them about what they are feeling or concerns for other family and friend
    • 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line - Available 24/7, 365 days a year, this organization helps people with mental health challenges by connecting callers with trained crisis volunteers who will provide confidential advice, support, and referrals if needed.
    • Text "MHFA" to 741741
  • Lifeline Crisis Chat - Chat online with crisis centers around the United States at www.crisischat.org
  • The Trevor Project - Trained counselors available 24/7 to support youth who are in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment free place to talk. Specializing in supporting the LGBTQI+ community.
    • Call 866-488-7386 or Text "START" to 678678
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    • Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
      • 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
    • Search mental health services and treatment centers through an online service locator. You can search by your location, whether or not they provide services for youth, payment options (private insurance, cash, or something else), languages spoken, etc.