Last week Noeleen, Sheridan Insurances resident Health Insurance champion talked to us about some of the conditions of private health insurance such as waiting periods and the LCR Loading or Lifetime Community Rating Loading. This week, Noeleen is going to share with one of the benefits that is available immediately to policy members.
Healthy Minds is a health insurance benefit that gives you access to a team of registered and professionally trained counsellors in Ireland. You can access this service 24 hours, 7 days a week, 356 days a year.
We know that everyone’s needs are unique to them and we embrace that, so that is why you can access these services in a way that is best suited to you. You can choose from 24/7 Telephone access, up to 6 confidential and professional face-to-face counselling sessions or avail of discovery resources such as online videos, assessments, blogs, podcasts or online toolkits. Online assessments can help you understand your mental health. The assessment can provide you with simple solutions such as lifestyle changes that you can make to positively impact your mental health. Another great aide is online toolkits. They provide focused advice and practical steps on a variety of wellbeing topics from a selection of world-leading experts in mental health and related areas.
You can speak to experts about things that’s are important to you, things that are worrying you. A team of professionally trained counsellors are here to listen and advise you when you need it most.
No subject is excluded and it is different for everyone. You might need to chat about your mental health, financial, relationship or legal issues. It might be work-related stress or anxiety but that’s ok. There is no judgement, no rules, no need to live in fear.
At Sheridan Insurances we are advocates of mental health and wellbeing. We firmly believe that your mental health is as important as your physical health. It affects everyone, we must take care of our mental health and protect what matters.
Remember to stay healthy in body and healthy in mind.
If you are reading this and feel that you or a person you know might need to chat to someone or just needs support then you might consider some of the organisations listed here.
- Pieta House (Suicide & self-harm)
- The Samaritans
- Mental Health Ireland
- Aware (Depression & Anxiety)
- Irish Advocacy Network
Take care of yourself and one and other
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