In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, companies are offering access to free job therapy and wellness events to WeWork members across the country.
We work WEone of the leading providers of flexible spaces, and BetterHelp, the world’s largest therapy platform, today announced a paid partnership to provide access to one free month of professional therapy for US WeWork members, and highlight the importance of mental health and normalized access to tools to improve emotional well-being. In addition to free professional therapy, the two companies host wellness events across the country to promote the importance of meditation, health and nutrition, and mindfulness.
As new ways of working are introduced and for many the lines between work and life are increasingly blurred, the importance of mental health is more critical than ever. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Associationwork-related stress and burnout are at all-time highs, with 79% of respondents reporting work-related stress in the last month, 32% reporting emotional exhaustion and 44% reporting physical fatigue – which , according to the APA, represents an increase of almost 40%. since 2019.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, WeWork and BetterHelp’s paid partnership aims to promote the importance of mental health and improve access to therapy, meditation and health and nutrition education. WeWork members can Register and be matched with a licensed therapist for a free month of confidential professional counseling.
“We are very excited to partner with WeWork, as we see strong alignment between the two brands, which have a huge impact on people’s lives,” said Kfir Eyal, vice president of sales and partnerships for BetterHelp. “Over the past few years, with a mission to improve lives, we have managed to shift the perception of online therapy from a niche or trendy solution to the first choice many people make when “They’re considering therapy. WeWork is a partner that has not only influenced a similar change in the coworking industry, but also led to prioritizing the well-being of its members.”
“At WeWork, we are committed to helping our members have the space and resources they need to navigate this new world of work,” said Errol Williams, senior vice president, community leader, USC and Peru, WeWork. “We are thrilled to partner with BetterHelp in our commitment to putting people first by supporting our members as they prioritize their mental health and emotional well-being.”
We work WE was founded in 2010 with the vision of creating environments where people and businesses come together and do their best. Since then, we’ve become one of the world’s leading flexible space providers committed to delivering technology-driven turnkey solutions, flexible spaces and community experiences. For more information about WeWork, visit us at wework.com.
BetterHelp is the world’s largest therapy platform, facilitating over 5,000,000 video sessions, voice calls, chats and messages each month. We’ve made it our mission to ensure everyone has easy, affordable, and private access to high-quality therapy. Since 2013, more than 30,000 licensed, credentialed, and certified therapists in the BetterHelp Network have helped more than 2,000,000 people meet life’s challenges and improve their mental health.