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Mental health support

Why we support mental health

One in four people are affected by a mental health condition every year (Mind, 2020).

We understand that anyone can find themselves treading the fine line between feeling well and feeling overwhelmed, like Vitality Ambassador and sporting legend, Jonny Wilkinson.

How Vitality can support your mental health

Our mental health support spans preventative measures and early intervention treatment, to optional comprehensive treatment for more serious conditions.

There are two ways we can help:
  • Core Cover – our standard heath insurance cover includes access to preventative measures and early intervention such as CBT and counselling within VitalityHealth's Talking Therapies network.

  • Mental Health Cover – our optional cover includes unlimited in-network Talking Therapies, plus further cover for out-patient, in-patient and day-patient treatment.
If you want to improve your mental health, or speak to a therapist, we can help. Log into Member Zone to visit our mental health hub for advice on self-care and treatment.

Mental health support within Core Cover

Included as standard

  • Rewards for physical activity

    Getting active helps your mental health - and can earn you regular rewards

  • Mindfulness app

    Link your Headspace app to Vitality and track your minutes to get rewarded. 

  • Online support community

    We’ve partnered with Togetherall to give you access to a 24/7 online mental health community

  • Talking Therapies

    Refer yourself through the Vitality GP app to access up to eight sessions

Mental health support within Mental Health Cover

For an additional monthly premium

  • Unlimited Talking Therapies    

    Vitality Mental Health Cover includes unlimited talking therapies

    Full cover for Talking Therapy sessions either face-to-face or remote, without impacting your mental health or general out-patient cover.

  • £1,500 worth of out-patient cover

    Out patient treatment is included in Mental Health Cover

    Up to £1,500 worth of out-patient treatment, for example with a psychiatrist.

  • 28 days of in-patient treatment

    Our mental health cover includes 28 days treatment

    Up to 28 days of treatment in a hospital, as a day-patient or an in-patient.

Looking for mental health tips and advice?

Browse our latest articles in the Vitality magazine

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