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March 25, 2021

Workers look to their bosses for mental health support. Many aren’t getting it.

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March 11, 2021

The 10 digital health startups to watch that are changing healthcare in 2021 (gated)

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March 4, 2021

Survey: HR administrators, employees disagree on mental health coverage

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March 1, 2021

Top 5 components of a workplace mental health strategy (gated)

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February 18, 2021

Behavioral Unicorn Lyra Health Eyes More Corporate Customers, Continued Growth in 2021

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February 4, 2021

New Lyra Health partnership aims to expand mental health benefits

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February 3, 2021

HR Tech Influencer Jeanne Meister expects to see growth in tech-enabled wellbeing and mental health solutions

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Fast-Company

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health is changing mental health care in America

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San Francisco Business Times

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health doubles valuation with $187M funding round (gated)

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MobiHealth News

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health completes $187M Series E round and expands user base with ICAS World

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Fierce Healthcare

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health now worth $2.3B on heels of massive funding round

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San Francisco Business Times

January 15, 2021

Here are five Bay Area mental health startups to watch

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January 6, 2021

Lyra Joins List of Career-Launching Companies

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Monitor-on-Psychology

January 1, 2021

Employers are increasing support for mental health

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Benefits Pro

December 28, 2020

2021: Bringing mental health to the boardroom and C-suite

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December 23, 2020

Forbes Healthcare Awards 2020 name Lyra Health “Best Product”

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Financial-Times

November 16, 2020

Tele-health offers remedy for America’s anxious workers

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EBN

November 4, 2020

Lyra Health adds Calm app to ease COVID-19 mental health strain

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CNBC

October 20, 2020

Lyra mental health service teams up with Calm meditation app

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CNBC

October 10, 2020

Companies are offering benefits like virtual therapy and meditation apps as Covid-19 stress grows

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October 9, 2020

15 must-read stories about mental health for HR executives

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Fast-Company

October 9, 2020

‘Whether or not your employees are talking about it, they’re struggling’

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Harvard-Business-Review

September 11, 2020

Are You Offering the Mental Health Benefits Your BIPOC Employees Need?

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August 27, 2020

Lyra Health attained unicorn status, cementing its position as a frontrunner to attract more deals

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August 25, 2020

Lyra Health Gains Unicorn Status After $110M Series D

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August 25, 2020

Forbes: Lyra Health Hits $1.1 Billion Valuation, As Coronavirus Boosts Need For Teletherapy

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July 31, 2020

Mental health issues among workers are spiking due to COVID-19 – here’s how employers can step in

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July 23, 2020

Companies are grappling with how to support tired, anxious workers

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July 7, 2020

Take a peek inside Pinterest’s COVID-19 benefits strategy

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June 12, 2020

A business imperative: Prioritizing mental health in the wake of COVID-19

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May 28, 2020

It’s going to be a long road’: mental health benefits’ place in a pandemic

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May 28, 2020

Forbes: Next billion-dollar startups

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May 26, 2020

Supporting COVID-19’s mental health crisis for frontline providers

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April 21, 2020

I’m a psychologist. Here’s how employers can help workers get through this pandemic

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March 30, 2020

As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health

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March 20, 2020

Demand for mental health care rises in Bay Area in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

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March 17, 2020

Forbes: 50 ways companies are giving back during the coronavirus pandemic

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March 16, 2020

As pandemic anxieties worsen, mental health startups rise to the challenge

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March 16, 2020

Starbucks to offer free therapy to all workers

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March 16, 2020

Starbucks adds new mental health benefit for employees

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March 10, 2020

Mental-health startup Lyra Health raises $75 million

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March 10, 2020

Lyra named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020

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March 5, 2020

Lyra Health helps providers improve, capitalize on employee mental health benefits

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March 5, 2020

Is there a place for suicide prevention in the workplace?

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December 20, 2019

Large employers plan to do more to support mental health in 2020

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November 13, 2019

Mental health is still a ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ subject at work

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June 13, 2019

The new age of mental health

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December 6, 2018

4 startups outline their vision for the future of health tech in 2019

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May 25, 2018

How to talk about mental health issues at work

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May 7, 2018

Lyra Health raises $45M to create a smart network for treating mental health problems

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June 8, 2015

Genentech, Facebook vet launches behavioral health startup Lyra Health

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Lyra Announcements

Lyra Health Welcomes Oprah Winfrey as an Investor

March 31, 2021

Lyra Health announced Oprah Winfrey has made an investment in the company. Winfrey is a powerful advocate for mental health, whose initiatives include a trauma-based curriculum at her school in South Africa and a new book, “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing,” co-authored with Dr. Bruce Perry.

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Lyra Health’s Breakthrough 2021: More Than 1,000 Global HR Leaders Discuss Workplace Mental Health

March 16, 2021

Lyra Health announced the opening of Breakthrough 2021, the company’s inaugural mental health care conference. More than 1,000 global human resources leaders are joining mental health experts today to examine the vital need for transformation in care, benefits, and workplace strategies that support mental health.

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Lyra Health Study Shows Workplace Mental Health Benefits Falling Short

February 25, 2021

Lyra Health announced the findings of its first annual State of Mental Health at Work report, which revealed that employer-provided mental health care benefits are falling short of employees’ escalating needs. The report points to mental health care accessibility, quality of care, and cultural stigma as continuing barriers to employee wellness.

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Lyra Health Expands Offerings for Preventative Mental Health Care

February 23, 2021

Lyra Health introduced Guided Self-Care, which combines clinically-proven mental health coaching with online exercises and tools specifically designed for clients dealing with common issues such as stress, relationships, and life transitions. Lyra also expanded its telehealth capabilities to include live messaging sessions with mental health coaches.

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Lyra Health and Willis Towers Watson Enter Into an Agreement to Offer Employers Comprehensive Mental Health Care Solutions

February 10, 2021

Lyra Health announced it has entered into an agreement with Willis Towers Watson as a preferred mental health care solutions provider based on an in-depth review of capabilities and performance.

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Lyra Health Appoints Danielle C. Gray to its Board of Directors

February 4, 2021

Lyra Health announced the addition of Danielle C. Gray to its Board of Directors. Gray is currently senior vice president, chief legal and administrative officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. In her distinguished career, Gray has served in both the Obama administration and the Department of Justice.

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Lyra Health Completes $187M Series E Financing to Advance Comprehensive Mental Health Care

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health announced a Series E financing round of $187 million. This financing will enable Lyra to further expand its investments in pioneering tech-enabled mental health care, a growing and diverse provider network, and new partnerships to support the world’s largest global organizations.

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Lyra Health Partners with ICAS World to Deliver Comprehensive Mental Health Care Globally

January 28, 2021

Lyra Health announced it is partnering with ICAS World to support members in more than 180 countries. The partnership will enable leading companies to standardize access to quality, comprehensive mental health care for their employees around the world.

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Lyra Health Announces Breakthrough 2021 Virtual Conference for Workplace Mental Health

January 14, 2021

Lyra Health announced it will host Lyra Breakthrough 2021: The Mental Health Conference, on March 16, 2021. The one-day, virtual event will bring together global human resources and benefits leaders to examine the vital need for transformation in mental health benefits and care.

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Lyra Health to Join Panel at 39th J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 8, 2021

Lyra Health CEO David Ebersman will join the panel “Changing the Way Care is Delivered – How COVID has Accelerated the Digital Evolution of Healthcare” at the 39th J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

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Lyra Health and Calm Partner to Promote Employee Mental Health

October 20, 2020

Lyra Health and Calm announced they are partnering together to combat stress, burnout, and support resilience-building in the workplace. The partnership empowers businesses to offer even more proven self-help tools to address employee mental health.

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Lyra Health Announces Closing of $110M Series D

August 25, 2020

Lyra Health announced the closing of $110 million Series D. This financing positions Lyra to take advantage of the burgeoning market opportunity and urgent need for better mental health solutions.

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Study Finds 83% of U.S. Employees Are Experiencing Mental Health Issues

July 23, 2020

Analysis by Lyra Health and the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions also reveals that 40% of workers don’t feel employers support their mental health.

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New Study Highlights Effectiveness of Lyra’s Blended Care Therapy

July 6, 2020

Lyra Health announced the publication of a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research that showed Blended Care Therapy (BC-CBT) is not only highly effective, but also gets people better more quickly than CBT alone.

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Study Finds Cognitive Behavioral Coaching Highly Effective for Reducing Stress

March 16, 2020

Lyra Health announced the publication of a study in the journal Telemedicine and eHealth that shows cognitive behavioral coaching is highly effective for reducing stress and improving well-being.

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Starbucks Transforms Mental Health Benefit for U.S. Employees

March 16, 2020

Starbucks builds on its history of providing industry-leading employee benefits with new mental health care benefit in partnership with Lyra Health.

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Lyra Health Announces Closing of $75M Series C Financing

March 11, 2020

Lyra Health, a leading provider of innovative mental health benefits for employers, announced a Series C financing round of $75 million.

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Lyra Health Secures $45 Million In Series B Financing

May 7, 2018

Lyra Health, a digital health company focused on expanding access to effective mental health care for companies and employees, announces a $45 million series B round of funding.

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