Mental Health Benefits by Lyra

2021 and 2022 Plan Year Information

Easy, free access to quality care for you and your family. Whether you’re feeling anxious, overwhelmed, stuck or dealing with something more complex.

New in 2022

Continue with your Lyra provider beyond your initial free 16 sessions, or meet with physicians who can prescribe and help you manage mental health medications. Both enhancements are at reduced in-network rates through the Firm’s medical plan with Cigna or UnitedHealthcare.*

Lyra Can Help

Meet with experienced mental health coaches, therapists and physicians, and use online self-care tools so you can feel better faster:

Free and confidential services – 16 free sessions per person, per year for employees and their dependents. Cigna and UnitedHealthcare members may continue care with their Lyra provider beyond 16 visits on a reduced in-network basis.

Solution-focused care – Coaching, therapy or medication can help if your emotions, thoughts or behaviors are negatively affecting your life, or if you’re facing a difficult life situation. Lyra providers specialize in clinically proven treatments that help you better understand yourself so you can address those challenges and find stability.

Convenient options for busy lives – Schedule a video or in-person appointment as soon as the next day (median time until first appointment is 6 days). Individual, couples and family counseling options. Or, use self-care tools on the go. New York City employees: Meet with the onsite counselor at the 1585 Broadway Health Center.

Work-life support: Lyra has financial and legal services to help you and your family during challenging times. If you’re facing legal or financial issues, consult confidentially and at no charge for 30 or 60 minutes with attorneys, mediators, financial counselors, CPAs or fraud resolution specialists.

How to Get Started

  1. Create your account at lyrahealth.com/morganstanley. Important: Open site in Chrome.
  2. Complete a short, confidential assessment.
  3. Select from a personalized list of therapists and coaches.
  4. Schedule an in-person or virtual appointment.

Contact Lyra if You…

  • Are stressed, anxious, depressed or having problems sleeping
  • Want to talk about life issues like illness or loss or legal or financial concerns
  • Are concerned your child is having issues at school, is being bullied or facing behavioral challenges
  • Have relationship or family issues, or are thinking about a separation or divorce
  • Are struggling with alcohol or substance use
  • Frequently feel lonely, hopeless or angry
  • Take mental health medications or feel you may need them
  • Think you need mental health or emotional support and don’t know where to start

Helping You Through Uncertainty – Mental health care through Lyra supports your new normal

Support as Work and Home Life Blur – Lyra can help parents with the stress of managing work and child care

Help Finding Connection from Your Couch – feeling lonely or isolated? Contact Lyra for help

Get Started

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Go to lyrahealth.com/morganstanley
Note: Open site in Chrome

* The new mental health enhancements are available only to employees and eligible dependents enrolled in the Firm’s medical plan through Cigna or UnitedHealthcare. Employees, their spouses/partners and children under the age of 26 who do not participate in the Firm’s medical plan or who are enrolled through Kaiser or HMSA will continue to be eligible for 16 free sessions with Lyra mental health therapists or coaches, per person, per year.