The Pulse of SchoolCare, April 2021

Be Mindful for Stress Awareness Month

Published April 5, 2020

April is stress awareness month. The time to reflect on what stress means to you and how it affects your physical and mental health. The CDC provides many tips to cope with stress such as eating healthy, staying active, and recognizing when to ask for help. When it comes to getting the right help at the right time, here are a couple of resources to be mindful of:

Find a counselor with myCigna.

Finding behavioral health providers is easier with your healthcare resources. Get access to licensed counselors near you by logging into your account at and navigate to the Find Care & Costs tab. Under Talk to a doctor or nurse 24/7 click Connect Now. Here you will see a Counseling option where you can choose the specific need(s) you want to address and view your care options such as:

  • In-person counseling
  • Video chat
  • Phone call/text

Watch the video for a short tutorial. 

Try Happify: An evidence-based solution to overcome stress.

As a SchoolCare subscriber, you have access to Happify offered through Cigna. Happify offers science-based activities proven to help shift your mindset and improve emotional well-being. When you feel stressed, sad, or anxious, Happify is a great tool to help you take control.

Try it for 2 weeks and earn $25 with the Good For You! Well-Being Program: Simply log into under Wellness > Wellness Incentives. Click View all incentives and scroll down to find Healthy Events. Click Report my goal activity under the appropriate date (program will not award incentives reported in prior or future quarters) and complete/submit the form. 

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