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    Celebrate wellness and commit to improving your mental health

    May is here, and warm days are ahead. It’s also Mental Health Awareness Month—a time to focus on wellness and renew your commitment to caring for your personal well-being. Lyra Health is Vanderbilt’s mental health provider that provides comprehensive mental health care for you and your family.  Read More

    May 6, 2024

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    Tips for managing stress

    Stress is a part of life, but when stress continues to rise it can be hard to handle. While we can’t completely avoid stressful times, these strategies can help us cope and care for ourselves.  Read More

    Mar 18, 2024

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    Understanding different types of mental health support

    Pursuing mental health care early can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression, improve personal and professional relationships and build skills to address mental health problems that may arise in the future. Read More

    Feb 15, 2024

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    Navigating stress during the holiday season

    The holiday season is often portrayed as a joyous time. Unfortunately, for many people, this time of year can create more stress than joy. Expectations about what can and should happen for having memorable holidays can be hard to live up to. It helps to acknowledge that most people feel some sort of stress this time of year. If you are stressing out about the holidays, know that this is normal. Read More

    Dec 11, 2023

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    November is National Men’s Health Awareness Month

    November is centered around men’s health awareness, and it’s a reminder for everyone to prioritize their physical and mental health.   Read More

    Nov 8, 2023

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    Make mental health and well-being a priority

    Understanding the relationship between mental wellness and physical well-being is crucial to improving all areas of your life.  Lyra, your mental health benefit, can get you matched to a provider who speaks your desired language, has a relatable background, or has an expertise in helping members navigate multicultural topics. Virgin Pulse, your wellness benefit, takes a whole-person approach to health and well-being by providing members with a unified highly personalized digital health experience to help improve their mental health, physical well-being and everything in between.   Read More

    Oct 11, 2023

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    Educate and Empower to Reduce Stigma: Depression education and awareness

    Depression is a mental health condition marked by long-lasting sadness and lack of interest in activities. People experiencing depression may find it harder to do daily tasks and connect with others. Talking about depression may not feel comfortable, but depression is common and treatable. If you want help connecting with a mental health expert, Lyra can assist you through your Vanderbilt employee benefits. Read More

    Sep 18, 2023

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    Ways to partake in radical self-care for Black, Indigenous, People of Color community members

    Self-care is an essential tool for mental and physical endurance and is a topic discussed in many spaces and places in society. Intentionally attending to the mental, physical and emotional needs of oneself can serve as a radical declaration that our bodies and minds are made on purpose and with purpose and do not exist solely for use and consumption. Read More

    Jul 28, 2023

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    Specialized mental health resources available for LGBTQIA+ employees; learn ways to practice allyship in the workplace

    Through Vanderbilt’s mental health service provider, Lyra, specialized services and support are available for employees who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. All Vanderbilt University employees and their family members are eligible to receive 12 counseling sessions per household member each year at no cost. Read More

    Jun 7, 2023

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    Get engaged with these Juneteenth events

    Vanderbilt University invites the community to events celebrating Juneteenth hosted by a number of campus partners. Vanderbilt recently announced that university staff will receive Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in United States, as a paid holiday beginning in 2023. Read More

    Jun 6, 2023