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Advancing mental health through clinical research

Working to improve mental health care for everyone.

Evidence-based care at scale

With more than 17 million members, Lyra can evaluate new approaches to mental health care at scale. We can prove the effectiveness of treatments for historically underrepresented groups, such as people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, to help promote care equity.

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Research with real-world impact

Our network of more than 10,000 providers gives us insight into millions of sessions and clinical outcomes. Lyra's dedicated mental health platform allows us to collect data from real-world clinical practice and validate the outcomes from that research-backed care.

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Advancing behavioral health

Lyra Clinical Research helps our clinical teams fine-tune the care they provide to improve member outcomes. And because our research is peer-reviewed and published open source to the broader scientific community, it can help improve mental health care as a whole.

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Clinical research

The impact of a workforce mental health program on employer medical...

Participants using Lyra had lower total health care spending than those who did not use Lyra.

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Outcomes of a live messaging, blended care coaching program among...

Lyra’s coaching via live text-based messaging can be effective for moderate anxiety symptoms.

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Blended care therapy for depression and anxiety: Outcomes across...

Lyra’s therapy is effective for anxiety and depression across diverse racial and ethnic groups.

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Predicting non-initiation of care and dropout in a blended care CBT...

Participants who use digital activities are less likely to drop out of Lyra’s therapy program.

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Real-world evaluation of a large-scale blended care-cognitive...

Lyra’s video-based therapy is effective for anxiety and depression symptoms at scale.

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Examining changes in presenteeism and clinical symptoms in a...

Participants receiving therapy through Lyra experienced improvement in presenteeism.

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Telemental health collaborative care medication management:...

Lyra’s medication management program is effective for clinical anxiety and depression symptoms.

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Component analysis of a synchronous and asynchronous blended care...

Completing sessions and digital lessons contributed to greater change in anxiety and depression.

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Examining the impact of digital components across different phases...

Engagement with Lyra's digital tools helps with clinical improvement.

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Lyra Clinical Research leadership

Lyra Clinical Research is a team of doctorate-level clinicians and data scientists that delves into key questions about mental health.

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Connie Chen, MD

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Medical Officer

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Anita Lungu, PhD

Vice President, Clinical Product & Research

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Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH

Vice President, Psychiatry & Complex Care

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Jennifer Lee, PhD

Lead Clinical Researcher

We’ve created the most comprehensive platform of its kind designed specifically for behavioral health care. This means better care for clients; it also means an unprecedented understanding, across millions of sessions, of the effectiveness of new and innovative approaches to mental health care. We’re excited to share our findings with the behavioral health community and improve care for all.
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Connie Chen, MD

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Medical Officer

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