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IT'S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY

If you're in crisis, there are options available to help you cope.

The Southern California IBEW-NECA Health Trust Fund Board of Trustees is committed to making information and resources easily available to improve physical and mental health. Below is a list of resources available to Southern California IBEW-NECA Health Plan Participants.

In the Construction Industry, it is imperative to dispel the mental health stigma and create caring cultures.

You and your family have a benefit with OptumHealth (MAP) for a wide range of WorkLife services such as:

  • Coping with stress
  • Child and elder care
  • Anxiety
  • depression
  • legal counseling and mediation services
  • financial counseling and coaching
  • and much more.

Call (877) 255-2267 or click here for more information on services provided by OptumHealth MAP.

Everyone needs help sometimes, reach out and talk to someone NOW.

No matter what problems you're dealing with, whether or not you're thinking about suicide, if you need someone to lean on for emotional support you can contact The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Lifeline is available by calling (800) 273-8255 and provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you and your loved ones, and best practice for professionals. You can also visit www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.

How to get help

Remember, no one fights alone. You can reach out to your doctor or mental health specialist for a medical evaluation. Below is a list of resources, click on your applicable Health plan for direct contact information:

Click here if you are an Anthem Blue Cross participant
Click here if you are a Kaiser Permanente participant
Click here is you are a UnitedHealthcare participant

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