Clinical depression is recognized as one of the major health concerns facing our nation. For this reason, WHA has Depression Prevention Programs for WHA members at risk for depression. The programs are compliant with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and focus on enhancing the delivery of preventive health through depression screening.
WHA's Depression Prevention Programs
Our partner in behavioral and mental health services is ready to help at any time, with no PCP/doctor referral needed. Members can call directly:
Employer Group and Individual Members call: 800.765.6820
MyCare Medicare Advantage Members, call 855.857.9748
Directory of Mental Health Providers
Members can also go to our behavioral health webpage at mywha.org/bh for access to the provider directory and an overview of other programs and a link to Optum's Live and Work Well member portal. This lets you access videos and use self-service tools to help you identify any behavioral health concerns and find care.
WHA also has support for new moms as postpartum depression is a form of depression that emerges in women within one year of delivery with symptoms of persistent sadness, emptiness, isolation or sleep disturbance. This type of depression is highly treatable. WHA and Optum Behavioral Health offer services to support new moms who may be struggling with postpartum depression. Go to Live and Work Well member portal to learn more at: Postpartum Depression.
Refer to your 2023 plan documents for details on Behavioral Health care or call WHA Member Services for help understanding your plan benefits or coverage.