Amwell Launches ‘Mind Your Mind’ Mental Health Initiative with Social Ambassador Ashley Tisdale
Initiative will expand access to mental health care through the ease and convenience of virtual care
BOSTON, December 09, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Amwell® (NYSE: AMWL), a national leader in telehealth, today announced the launch of “Mind Your Mind,” a new mental health initiative designed to raise awareness of health issues mental health and helping people receive care through a licensed therapist or psychologist through the award-winning Amwell mobile app or desktop experience, at a low cost. As part of this initiative, Amwell is teaming up with actress, singer and mental health advocate Ashley Tisdale and other social influencers to offer a limited-time promotion ($ 10 for the first visit) to people who use exclusive promo codes including ASHLEY10 from December 2021 until February 2022.
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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the demand for mental health services has increased dramatically due to the pandemic, but many people across the country still lack access to reliable mental health services, including especially in less privileged communities. . This need is expected to worsen during the holiday season and beyond. NAMI reports that 64% of people with mental illness report that vacations make their condition worse. This is where virtual visits with licensed and board certified therapists and psychologists can play a huge role.
“I have been very open about my mental health journey,” said Ashley Tisdale, actress and singer. “For me, talking about what I’m going through is a way of dealing with how I’m feeling and making stress or anxiety more manageable, which is why I’m thrilled to partner with Amwell. For those who don’t. haven’t found the right therapist yet or may struggle to fit in-office therapy into their schedules, Amwell’s online therapy visits could be a game-changer. It’s amazing the difference that even one visit may have for people in need of care, so I’m happy to help spread the word. “
With Amwell’s website or mobile app, users can consult a licensed mental health professional for their behavioral health needs, in the privacy and comfort of their own homes. The online therapy services offered on Amwell’s platform are available nationwide and include an extensive network of psychologists, social workers and other providers in other mental health disciplines to ensure that each patient can receive care from a mental health professional who meets their unique needs. Each therapist is authorized to practice in his or her state and trained in prevention and treatment techniques via telehealth.
“We are in the midst of a mental and behavioral health crisis with worsening anxiety, isolation and emotional fatigue spanning all ages, races and socioeconomic levels,” said Dr. Lindsay Henderson, psychologist and director of psychological services at Amwell. “The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated our mental health epidemic and, coupled with the winter months, which tend to cause common problems ranging from loneliness to seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it is more important than ever to prioritize our mental health. Amwell’s virtual therapy services are a great option for patients looking to speak to a provider quickly, easily, and at a low cost. “
For those interested in learning more about the mental health services and online therapy visits available on Amwell, please visit the App Store or Google Play to download the Amwell app or go to https: //go.amwell. com / amwell-therapy / ashley / to learn more and get started. To receive your first visit for only $ 10, enter the code ASHLEY10 at the time of your visit.
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