Gain wider access to mental health support through Lyra

Vanderbilt employees and their families are eligible to receive expanded support for behavioral and mental health needs through Lyra, the university’s new mental health services provider. Lyra delivers greater access and 24/7 concierge navigation care 365 days a year. It also covers 12 counseling sessions per household member each year, at no cost to employees.  

Preventive care

Lyra Essentials is a rich library of research-based self-care resources. You’ll discover skill-building videos, meditations and activities to support ongoing mental well-being. 

With Lyra’s guided self-care, you can work with a dedicated coach to customize a six-week digital care plan, work on it at your own pace, and message your coach anytime.   

With Lyra’s mental health coaching, you can access short-term, evidence-based support with a consistent, certified coach through video or live messaging sessions coupled with between-session activities.   

Clinical care 

Lyra’s blended care therapy is a groundbreaking, clinically proven approach that combines video therapy sessions with personalized, between-session provider support and digital activities to help people make faster progress in improving their mental health. 

With Lyra medication management, mental health physicians prescribe evidence-based medications, track symptoms and side effects, and offer one-on-one messaging. Medication management requires members to use their health plan benefits and is always subject to a cost-share based on their outpatient mental health benefit. 

Workforce transformation 

Lyra Learn enables all employees to have access to on-demand, professionally produced, short-form videos with interactive exercises, quizzes, handouts and takeaways. Some of the current courses available are on racial advocacy, mental health 101, putting your wellness first and managing your stress. A new course is added every quarter.      

With Lyra Gather, members attend small-group, expert-facilitated discussions with peers on topics at the intersection of mental health and social identity. Gatherings promote social learning and community-building in a safe space.

Register for Lyra Learn and Gather at with customer code #vanderbilt511.

Join or learn more

Sign up today at or call 877-804-2856.   

View frequently asked questions on the Office of Health and Wellness’ website.