Other Mental Well-Being Resources
My Life Expert
All Texas Health employees have access to My Life Expert, an online portal available through the Employee Assistance Program. My Life Expert has a variety of resources including articles, courses, webinars, calculators, self-assessments and more. To get started, click My Life Expert in the top right corner of the THR EAP website.
Medical Plan Benefits
Our medical plan benefits cover mental health services. Your coverage depends on which medical plan option you are enrolled in. Find out more details here.
If you’re enrolled in UnitedHealthcare:
- Access convenient on-demand help with stress, anxiety and more right from your fingertips through Self Care and Talkspace. To access these platforms, register for an account using your UnitedHealthcare information.
Be Healthy Wellness Program
If you’re enrolled in medical coverage through Texas Health, you have access to the Be Healthy Wellness Program. The Be Healthy program is powered by Virgin Pulse. In this online and mobile wellness platform, you can complete a variety of wellness activities to earn and redeem Be Healthy rewards. To support your mental well-being, Virgin Pulse has a variety of Healthy Habits you can participate in such as reducing stress, contributing to your community, embracing diversity and many more. You can also complete self-guided courses called Journeys. Examples of Journeys available include choosing a new mindset, find your focus and stress less in no time, but there are many options to choose from! Find out more about Virgin Pulse here.
No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905, and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know: 2-1-1. The service is free and is available 24/7. You can also find information online here: https://www.211texas.org/.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States.
When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
Find out more here.