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Bringing a Whole Health Approach to Behavioral Healthcare

Encompassing mental health conditions and substance use disorders, behavioral health is a key component of whole health. At Anthem, we believe a comprehensive approach is needed to address the behavioral health needs of our communities.

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WHAT’S THE STATE OF THE NATION’S MENTAL HEALTH?

Anthem is committed to using data and listening to those on the front lines of behavioral healthcare to gain a deeper understanding of those we serve. As part of this commitment, we developed an inaugural report to analyze more than 27 million healthcare claims and results from our nationwide clinician survey.

ASK THE EXPERTS: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THROUGH A WHOLE HEALTH LENS

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HealthPayerIntelligence, 05-06-2021

Mental healthcare claims have decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic even though more adults have reported symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Scripps National News, 05-06-2021

Anthem released its first ever State of the Nation’s Mental Health report while Mental Health America has a new toolkit to help people transition back into public life.

ThinkAnthem, 05-04-2021

The U.S. is currently experiencing a dramatic increase in behavioral health needs, in large part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to listening to those on the front lines of the pandemic and analyzing our own data to deepen our understanding of the communities we serve.

CNN, 05-03-2021

Americans are not getting the mental health assistance they need during the worst pandemic of the last century, according to the inaugural State of the Nation’s Mental Health report released Monday by Anthem.

TIME, 04-29-2021

Nobody ever believed the pandemic would go easy on children. The virus might target them less directly than it targets older people, but other challenges—the loss of school, the loss of play, the loss of time with friends—would exact their own emotional toll.

USA Today, 04-28-2021

Doctors have long known that unplanned pregnancies in women with certain chronic health problems and exposure in the womb to substances like drugs and alcohol can lead to a child’s increased risk for psychiatric or behavioral problems.

ThinkAnthem, 04-07-2021

Even before the onset of COVID-19, the U.S. was struggling to effectively diagnose and treat a growing number of mental health issues. The magnitude of the problem has only increased during the pandemic, with more than half a million people reporting signs of anxiety or depression.

Vox, 03-15-2021

To ensure that there are no outbreaks on campus, many colleges are canceling spring break altogether or replacing it with “wellness days” to prevent students from traveling to holiday hot spots.

Business Insider, 03-15-2021

Mental health has become a major point of concern as employees have navigated work through the global pandemic. Employers have a responsibility to provide support to their team members as they struggle to cope.