Canadian wellness company Healthy Mind Solutions (HMS) seeks to break this stigma of mental illnesses by providing companies with mental health solutions and services that that are research-based and affordable, through its mental health platform MindWoRX.
HMS is a 100% web-based online mental health platform for companies looking to assist their employees overcome anxiety and depression and help them handle the day-to-day stress and pressures at work and at home.
MindwoRx is a self-guided behavior therapy platform with over 150,000 users globally using the Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) approach. The platform includes a Web-based Anxiety and Depression Assessment Test, online Mental Recovery & Resiliency Courses, and a Community Support Forum monitored by licensed therapists.
It is backed by over 15 years of peer-reviewed clinical research supporting its efficacy and is compliant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAAA), The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) of Canada and the Mental Health Act of the Philippines.
“Human resources professionals are faced with ever-increasing mental health challenges from their workforce. HR practitioners are looking for a preventative and innovative solution that will not only help manage the mental health issues of their employees but also provide them with tools that will help them to become more mentally resilient,” said Richard Caballero, founder and CEO, HMS. “One company that acknowledges the importance of mental fitness is Medicareplus, one of the leading HMOs in the country. They recently signed up a strategic partnership with HMS to offer MindWoRx to their plan holders.”
Recovery and resilience
MindWoRx has anonymous, self-guided assessment and behavior therapy courses to assist in mental recovery and strengthen the mental resilience of employees. It is confidential and available 24/7 with an annual license fee that provides them unlimited use for a full year at the same cost as a therapy session.
The Mental Resiliency Courses deal with issues on relationships, resolving disputes, shyness and sensitivity, role transitions, and grief and loss.
With its suite of research-based programs, employees with strong mental well-being can better adapt to life-changing events, cope with turbulent times, handle the work pressures and quickly bounce back from hardships and tragedies.
MindWoRx promises to decrease incidences of mental health-related sick days or family emergency reasons for absences. Employees are less likely to leave the company and therefore decrease HR turnover.
“HMS is a forward-thinking company and the only one in the market that addresses the issues of mental health through a unique self-managed platform that is scalable, effective and customized to the needs of Filipinos,” Caballero said. “Our products and services are also designed to make it affordable to the average Filipino, and part of our advocacy is to donate licenses to those who can’t afford them. Our mission is to make HMS accessible to as many Filipino workers as possible. When employees are mentally fit, they are happier and more productive both at their workplace and at home.”
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