Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Teladoc as part of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.
Did you know that 18.1% (42 million) of American adults live with anxiety disorders? Just in our home, 3 out of 8 of us have been diagnosed with anxiety. For me, I struggle when managing my own mental health vs. managing my family. It can sometimes feel like a choice I must make, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Managing Your Mental Health
For the modern mom who is often pulled in multiple directions, like myself, there is rarely time for self-care. Telehealth then becomes especially valuable. Teladoc is the go-to way to receive quality behavioral health care, whenever, wherever. This is true for anyone at any time, 7 days a week, and the capability to meet you on your terms – where you are most comfortable – including your own home.
Speaking for myself and perhaps others who live with anxiety, that alone brings a great relief. Seeking help is deeply personal and one size does not fit all. Just between my daughters with anxiety and myself, we’ve each sought help for our anxiety in different ways.
Teladoc helps you select the therapist you are most comfortable with, and makes it possible to speak to the same person throughout your course of care. You can choose to get the behavioral health help you seek in a way most conducive to your needs. For those approximately 96.5 Million Americans who live in areas where there are shortages of mental health providers, (according to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services estimates), Teladoc is an incredibly valuable service to have access to.
Furthermore, trust and safety are cornerstones of the Teladoc service. All visits are confidential and can be done from any location you feel most comfortable versus having to go to a therapist’s office. Again, based on the type of anxiety you have, this can be a huge advantage to using the telehealth service.
How could you benefit from Teladoc?
With busy schedules and daily family routines, as moms, we still need to remember to take care of ourselves. Telebehavioral health can address the issue of not having enough time and help us feel better in order to better care for our families. Go to Teladoc.com/therapy to learn more and to see if your employer or health plan provides this service for you and your family.