Mental Health

Blue Plus Adds Online Program for Mental Health Support

EAGAN, Minn.Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Plus) today announced that more than 200,000 members enrolled in state medical assistance programs now have access to Learn to Live, an innovative online mental health program to help members living with stress, depression, substance use, insomnia and anxiety. This program is available at no additional cost for Blue Plus members ages 13 to 64 with a Minnesota Heath Care Program plan.

“Access to mental health care and support is a top priority in serving this population and we are committed to removing barriers to care and providing additional resources like Learn to Live,” said Christine Reiten, vice president of Medicaid at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. “The need for increased support is particularly apparent as the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the resulting economic downturn has exacerbated existing racial and health disparities in underserved communities.”

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