New Directions opens emotional support line to anyone needing mental health resources in light of recent events

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New Directions Behavioral Health today announced it has opened a 24/7 emotional support line for anyone needing help to cope with current events, including the death of George Floyd and demonstrations in Minnesota and around the country. Traumatic times such as these can cause a variety of emotional responses, including heightened stress and anxiety. The company recognizes the overwhelming unrest in communities everywhere and is committed to assisting those in need of emotional support.

Anyone, regardless of insurance or affiliation, may call the free, confidential support line at 833-848-1764 to connect with trained and caring professionals ready to guide individuals to the care they need.

New Directions is also offering tip sheets and other resources on its website for coping with traumatic events, grief and loss, COVID-19 and more.

About New Directions Behavioral Health

For more than 25 years, New Directions has helped people live healthy, balanced lives. The healthcare company provides managed behavioral health services, an Employee Assistance Program, Student Well-Being Programs, organizational consulting and coaching to private and public health plans, Fortune 100 companies, large and medium employers and labor groups. New Directions is one of the fastest-growing behavioral healthcare companies in the industry, more than doubling its membership in the last five years to include over 16 million members.

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