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Mental health insights

Learn about the latest industry trends, innovations and resources in mental health care benefits and support.

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Optum makes it easier to ask for help

We know mental health and emotional well-being are just as important as physical health. That’s why we guide people to personalized care that fits their unique needs with solutions for everyday life.

Behavioral Health Solutions for Medicaid

Targeted programs improve individual health and recovery

Behavioral Health Solutions for Health Plans

Seamless integration to advance whole person health

Global Emotional Wellbeing Solutions

Support for everyday life via a modern employee assistance program

Behavioral Health Solutions for Employers

Personalized access to mental health care across a full range of needs

Insights

Youth mental health research findings

In our new report, you'll learn key findings about the mental health needs of young people and their caregivers, and discover opportunities for intervention.

Supporting Youth Mental Health: On-Demand Webinar

Dr. Yusra Benhalim shares insights on the challenges we must overcome to reach youth.

Care Pathways study

Mental health specialists serve a critical role in reducing total cost of care for plan sponsors.

Supporting the unique needs of firefighters

When the Minnesota Fire Service needed emotional well-being support for their firefighters, Optum stepped in to help.

Are Your Employees Checked Out or Mentally Present? | Optum

The key is to invest in wellbeing programmes that meet employees where they are — solutions for everyday life.

Drive wellbeing programme utilisation

Strengthen your international wellbeing programme with an integrated health promotion specialist.

What’s the biggest challenge to health and wellbeing programme success in LATAM?

Employers in the LATAM region said employee physical and mental health are among the greatest challenges for their health and wellbeing (H&W) programmes. Find out what else we learned when Optum surveyed 347 global employers.

How are global employers driving employee engagement in health and wellness programmes?

Optum surveyed 347 global employers to better understand current health and wellbeing (H&W) practices. Employers told us how they’re motivating employees to engage in their own wellbeing.

Getting ahead of the mental health crisis

See how leaders are advancing data strategies, screenings and exploring ways to connect consumers to mental health support.

Tackling the youth mental health crisis

A board-certified adult, child and adolescent, and addiction psychiatrist discusses how to connect children and families to needed behavioral health solutions.

How has the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped work?

We surveyed large employers around the world to understand health and well-being strategies and practices. Find out what they said about offices and schedules.

Emotional wellbeing support

Help your workforce take charge of their health, so they can be more resilient and present every day.

7 Strategies for Meeting More Mental Health Needs

Discover how to create an interconnected network of services that help people get properly diagnosed, access support and sustain progress.

Support for substance use disorders

Expand access to evidence-based support to help individuals achieve stabilization and sustain recovery.

5 ways to improve employee well-being engagement

Discover 5 critical factors to ensure employees take advantage of your well-being offerings and engage with your wellness programs.

Caring for clinicians: From burnout to wellness

CEO of Optum Care Solutions Dr. Patrick Conway explores how to move beyond burnout and focus on clinician wellness.

Bring your wellness strategy to life for employees

Discover how partnering with a health promotion specialist can help you unlock creative ways to engage your employees with wellness programs and initiatives.

Support for long-term recovery

Find substance use disorder treatment that includes evidence-based resources and compassionate care for members and their communities.

Addressing adolescent mental health

Find solutions and resources for employers and health plans to support adolescent and caregiver mental health.

Guiding Members To Treatment & Support

Helping Members Struggling With Substance Use Disorder.

Supporting people when they need it most

Learn how Optum helped a member find support after a loss.

Emotional Wellbeing Solutions for Health Care Workers

Support workers who put others first every day.

Build a Culture of Health in the APAC Region

By engaging region-specific expertise, your company can strategically improve the well-being of its employees.

Behavioral Health Provider Digital Access Survey | Optum

Health and wellbeing offerings attract and retain talent

See what our 2022 Global Employer Insights Survey says about health and wellbeing (H&W) strategies and practices to help recruitment and retention.

Wellness Coaching helps motivate employees

As a wellness coach, I connect employees with tools and resources that align with their health and wellbeing goals.

Making a better future for mental health care

Guide members to the right behavioral health care when they need it.

Personalized support for members with autism

Optum is breaking barriers in supporting members and families who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Support state Medicaid agency goals for members

Find out how a person-centered approach can help.

Creating better behavioral health care

We help people find care and support that’s easy to understand and access.

Support for your entire workforce

Invest in your organization’s most valuable asset — the people — with solutions for everyday life.

Mental health support for youth and caregivers

Youth are struggling more than ever before with their mental health and well-being. We can help.

Helping members achieve their goals

See how the right mental health care makes a difference.

Optum Global EAP

The Optum Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a simple, seamless solution to support your global workforce.

Arkansas' New Approach to Medicaid Management

See how data and analytics help Arkansas manage one of the state's most vital and widely used government programs.

Behavioral Health Solutions

We support the journey to better health.

Insights to improve outcomes and lower costs

Enabling providers and clinical teams with actionable patient data can create effective value-based care behavioral health programs.

Elevating employee engagement

Data-driven, targeted strategies help successfully increase employee use of mental health, financial and legal services.

Value-based care in behavioral health

Learn strategies to equip mental health clinicians for success in making the transition to value-based care.

Wellbeing in the Workplace Study

Global employers share insights on their efforts to adapt wellbeing strategies to meet their greatest workplace challenges.

Hybrid work schedules impact employer H&W programmes

When we surveyed global employers, we found they are looking to increase the number of health and wellness (H&W) programmes they offer. Find out more.

Addressing the root causes of mental health disparities

Discover steps and strategies to reduce disparities among vulnerable populations and remove barriers for more equitable mental health care.

What’s the biggest challenge to health and wellbeing programme success in EMEA?

When Optum surveyed 347 global employers, companies in EMEA said understanding employees’ needs was one of their main challenges.

Faster access to mental health care

Give employees guaranteed access to mental health care with the Premium Network model from Emotional Wellbeing Solutions.

Working together to help end the opioid epidemic

Opioids are powerful drugs with a high risk of misuse and dependence. A comprehensive solution can help address this complex problem.

Supporting our kids

Mental health needs are increasing in youth. Experts share their insights on how to best support them so they can grow into healthy adults.

Mental Health: Optum Addresses the Great Information Divide

Explore the challenges and opportunities in mining mental health data for individuals and communities.

Support the four pillars of wellbeing

International wellness expert Rayson Ng shares how companies can design wellbeing programmes to build a culture of health.

Understanding college students' mental health needs

Read about the realities of campus behavioral health care and how we can make it better.

Guided help for mental health support

We’re making it easier for people to access care.

Do employers care about employee financial wellbeing?

We surveyed 347 global employers to learn more about the importance of employee financial health in health and wellbeing (H&W) strategy.