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Mental health care grounded in science

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Many treatments practiced today are ineffective.
Lyra only delivers the most effective care.

Lyra uses validated clinical measures, such as the PHQ-9 and the GAD-7, to assess symptom improvement for anxiety, depression, and other common mental health issues. Reliable clinical change is a 6-point difference on the PHQ-9 and a 4-point change on the GAD-7.

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24% stat

Only 24% of members who receive care through health plans demonstrate reliable clinical improvement.

88% stat

88% of Lyra’s members improve or recover.

Grounded in proven treatment methods

Evidence-based treatments, or EBTs, are methods that have been proven effective at reducing symptoms and overall functioning, as defined by the Division of Clinical Psychology of the APA (Chambless & Hollon, 1998; Tolin et al., 2015). Lyra only works with providers who provide these treatments.

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Goal-focused treatment

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Short-term and long-lasting results

The gold standard of measuring improvement

At Lyra, we use “reliable clinical improvement” to measure change, which means that an individual in treatment has improved enough on a measure of clinical symptoms that we don’t believe the change can be accounted for by normal variation in scores or measurement error.

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Our nationwide network, built with the highest quality standards

Thousands of providers across all 50 states offer evidence-based treatments and are specifically recruited to give your employees the highest quality care and diverse options for race/ethnicity, LGBTQ sensitivity, and clinical focus.

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Our recent studies and viewpoints

With thousands of members using Lyra and the largest network of evidence-based providers, we can glean some amazing insights into treatment and provider effectiveness. Read the latest findings from our clinical research team.

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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

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Anita Lungu, PhD

Vice President, Clinical Product

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Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH

Vice President, Psychiatry & Complex Care

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Jennifer Lee, PhD

Lead Clinical Researcher

Recent studies

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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