Courtesy of Anthem, Purdue’s medical plan administrator, benefits-eligible faculty and staff, and dependents covered by a Purdue health plan have access to certain behavioral health resources. They are:
- LiveHealth Psychology Online
- LiveHealth Psychiatry Online
These three resources support the behavioral health pillar of the Healthy Boiler program.
LiveHealth Online Psychology and LiveHealth Online Psychiatry provide online access to psychologists and medication management support for common behavioral disorders such as major depressive disorder, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.
LiveHealth’s online psychology and psychiatry services have been well received by the Purdue community, and engagement continues to grow. Since 2019, Purdue has seen a 250% increase in usage (from 193 visits in 2019 to 496 visits in 2021) of behavioral health services with LiveHealth Online. In addition, the satisfaction rating – 4.7/5 on average – of the services rendered was maintained throughout.
Learn2Live, formerly known as myStrength, is another element of Anthem’s behavioral health services. Learn2Live offers a variety of digital behavioral health services based on the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy. Via Learn2Live, accessible through the Anthem portal, employees covered by a Purdue health plan have access to:
- Personalized and individual coaching.
- A support team of family and friends built by each individual.
- Mindfulness tools on the go.
- Live and on-demand webinars.
Available anytime, anywhere, Learn2Live tools can help individuals identify thoughts and behaviors that affect emotional well-being – and overcome them. Through Learn2Live, individuals can learn effective ways to manage stress, depression, anxiety, substance use, and sleep issues.
To access Learn2Live, sign in to anthem.com, navigate to My Health Dashboard, choose Programs, and select Emotional Well-being Resources.
ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
To help teachers and staff
Visit the Mental Health Resources webpage for a variety of resources available to faculty and staff, including resources for all Purdue campuses, information about Purdue Health Plan coverage for mental health and substance abuse, and behavioral health referral locations for West Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and Northwestern Campus.
To help students
Faculty and staff who work with students or have a student at home can direct students to the resources below for behavioral health assistance. Note: LiveHealth Online Psychology and LiveHealth Online Psychiatry services are also available to Purdue students covered by a Purdue health plan. Mental health visits through LiveHealth Online are 100% covered under the Purdue student health plan.
Office of the Dean of Students
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 765-494-2222, toll free at 877-725-0222 or by email at [email protected] or HRHelp (secure email).