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.
At Anthem, we take a comprehensive approach to improving health in all its forms. Download the infographic to learn more about how behavioral health is an essential element of whole health and how we’re leveraging our expertise, technology, and innovation to make a difference.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Bailey Lynn and her friends often talked about the toll the virus has taken. Still, the high school senior was surprised recently by the results of a survey she created to assess her classmates’ mental health during the pandemic: Only a quarter who said they thought they needed a therapist had...
Latinos were the most engaged in using remote mental health services during the height of the pandemic in 2020, according to a new analysis commissioned by Anthem Inc.
An Anthem analysis of telehealth use for mental health services during the pandemic finds that Hispanic and Latino members were the highest users, while black members were far less likely to seek virtual care.
Fierce Healthcare, 07-14-2021
Hispanic patients took to telehealth for behavioral health needs in greater numbers than other racial groups last year, according to new data from Anthem.
The Washington Post, 07-03-2021
It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for stress and anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again with many...
Associated Press, 07-02-2021
After two suicidal crises during pandemic isolation, 16-year-old Zach Sampson feels stronger but worries his social skills have gone stale.
If you’re queer, it’s hard to find a professional who fully understands your experience. This brief guide can help.
Kaiser Health News, 06-22-2021
In any given year, 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a form of mental illness, according to federal estimates. And research indicates only about half of them receive treatment in a system that is understaffed and ill distributed to meet demand.
The pandemic has taken a massive toll on people’s mental health. But a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms what many of us are seeing and feeling in our own lives: The impact has been particularly devastating for parents and unpaid caregivers of adults.