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7 companies increasing mental health services for employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic

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TransferWise is giving employees a 50% discount on mindfulness apps like Headspace.

TransferWise is giving employees a 50% discount on mindfulness apps like Headspace.

Global technology company TransferWise already offered its 2,000 employees counseling sessions with mental health professionals through its EAP. Because of the pandemic, however, the company is offering employees discounts on various wellbeing services, such as 50% off Headspace, a mindfulness and meditation for stress and sleep. TransferWise is also increasing its offerings of wellness-related Zoom events, from yoga and salsa dancing to meditation and a book club.

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ClearCover is hosting a digital roundtable session with a mental health counselor.

ClearCover is hosting a digital roundtable session with a mental health counselor.

Auto insurance company ClearCover is hosting a digital session with a counselor through its EAP to discuss mental health during social distancing and quarantine. The company has also set up a slack channel on mental health and productivity to encourage conversation around the topic.

Prior to the pandemic, the company offered employees three free sessions with a counselor, regardless of whether they were enrolled in medical benefits, along with unlimited PTO days.

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