Life-changing
mental health care, covered by insurance.

Get affordable, 1:1 help for anxiety and depression, from the best in online therapy and psychiatry. Coverage is available nationally and locally.

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INSURANCE ACCEPTED NATIONWIDE

Covering over 100 million lives, and counting

Our goal is to make mental health care accessible and affordable to all, so we’re working hard to add even more insurers to our growing network.

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We're in-network with the above insurers and more.

86% of our members get better within 12 weeks

Our providers take a hands-on approach to help you see improvement at every step, no matter how severe your symptoms. Just come as you are and let us take it from there.

Appointments in as little as 24 hrs

92% of our patients meet with their clinician and start receiving treatment within just five days.

Care for even the most severe cases

We offer care for mild to severe depression, anxiety, and more —including Crisis Care for individuals with elevated suicide risk.

Personalized plans unique to you

Our treatment plans are tailored to your specific needs, providing you a clear path to success.

1:1 support from start to finish

Get paired with a dedicated provider to serve as your single point of contact throughout treatment.

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What we offer

Results-based care, built for you

Your expert provider will ensure your plan is grounded in data, lending support from beginning to end. Choose psychiatry, therapy, or both.

Personalized Psychiatry

When medication is necessary, our psychiatric providers get it right fast—analyzing 100+ data points to determine which treatment is likely to be most tolerable and effective for you.

Clinically-Proven Therapy

Our virtual program combines cognitive and behavioral therapy with independent skill practice—all of which have been clinically proven to work for a wide range of symptoms so you can get better, and stay better.

Crisis Care

A first-of-its-kind program for individuals with elevated suicide risk, Crisis Care is based on the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) framework—a care model that’s backed by 30 years of research.

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HOW IT WORKS

Virtual, dedicated support every step of the way

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1:1 Video Sessions

Let your provider know how you’re feeling, get to know you, and provide 1:1 support.

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Anytime Messaging

Get questions or concerns off your chest between video visits by messaging your provider at any time.

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Interactive Lessons

Learn how to integrate new thought and behavior patterns into your daily life.

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Proactive Progress Tracking

Complete weekly check-ins so your provider can track your progress and, if necessary, adjust your treatment and/or medication.

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Introducing

Crisis Care

Crisis Care is a first-of-its-kind program developed specifically to help individuals who are at an elevated risk for suicide. If you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, this highly-collaborative, 1:1 program may be a good fit for you.

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Our Providers

World-class providers.
Top-notch care.

Connect with expert therapists & psychiatric providers who put you first. Our nationwide network ensures you receive the best of the best in mental health care.

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OUR RESULTS

Our numbers speak for themselves

Brightside members have at least one thing in common: seeing dramatic improvement, no matter how severe their symptoms.

55

of our members start with moderate to severe symptoms

30

of our members start with suicidal ideation

66

of our members feel significantly better within just 12 weeks

51

of our members achieve remission levels within 12 weeks

Real stories.
Real results.

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“A literal life saver. So convenient, so effective, and more involved/high touch than my former psychiatrist was. I should have done this a year sooner.”

Melissa K.

“Brightside has made such a huge improvement on my quality of life. The ease of access, the convenience of the med delivery, and the intelligent check in scoring system all contribute to a next level quality of care.”

Kayla S.

“My provider has answered every question I’ve had, listened to worries and concerns and symptoms, assured me and is truly invested in my quality of care. I’ve gone from moderate-severe depression to mild depression in just 2 months.”

Anonymous

“I am so very grateful to have found Brightside. This is the most hopeful I have felt in maybe two years. Brightside isn't just working for me, it saved me. Brightside really turned may life around.”

Rachael B

“My life is so much better after starting with Brightside. My doctor truly cares about my well being and I’m just so grateful for this.”

Tyler K

Real stories.
Real results.

“A literal life saver. So convenient, so effective, and more involved/high touch than my former psychiatrist was. I should have done this a year sooner.”

Melissa K.

“Brightside has made such a huge improvement on my quality of life. The ease of access, the convenience of the med delivery, and the intelligent check in scoring system all contribute to a next level quality of care.”

Kayla S.

“My provider has answered every question I’ve had, listened to worries and concerns and symptoms, assured me and is truly invested in my quality of care. I’ve gone from moderate-severe depression to mild depression in just 2 months.”

Anonymous

“I am so very grateful to have found Brightside. This is the most hopeful I have felt in maybe two years. Brightside isn't just working for me, it saved me. Brightside really turned may life around.”

Rachael B

“My life is so much better after starting with Brightside. My doctor truly cares about my well being and I’m just so grateful for this.”

Tyler K

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Our plan options

Affordable help, with or without insurance

Because quality mental health care shouldn’t be out of reach for anyone.

PERSONALIZED

Psychiatry

Pay with insurance
or $95/month

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clinically-proven

Therapy

Pay with insurance
or $299/month

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comprehensive

Psychiatry
+ Therapy

Pay with insurance
or $349/month

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specialized care*

Crisis Care +
Psychiatry

Pay with insurance only

*Eligibility restrictions apply.

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We accept insurance.iInsurance coverage varies by state. Get started to check your eligibility.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What’s on your mind?

If your question isn’t answered below, view our full list of FAQs here.

To confirm we have coverage in your area, you can check your eligibility through our sign up process, or you can contact us directly at [email protected].

When using insurance, you’re only responsible for any copays, coinsurance, deductibles, or prescription costs associated with your plan–your insurance will cover the rest. This includes the clinical features of your Brightside membership including video consultations, unlimited messaging, treatment monitoring, and medication management. The cost of your prescription medication may fall under your pharmacy benefits plan and may require an additional copay.

When you sign up for services, we’ll provide details about any cost-share responsibilities that we’re able to look up on your behalf. We also recommend that you contact your health insurance plan to verify that your care at Brightside will be covered.

After your visit, Brightside will submit claims for services rendered to your insurance plan. When your insurance has processed the claim, they will send you an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), telling you what services were billed, what amount was covered by the insurer, and what balance, if any, you owe.

When your insurance has processed the claim and has sent us an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), telling us what services were billed, what amount was covered by the insurer, and what balance you owe. We will then send you an invoice outlining the details of your responsibility. We will then charge the credit card you have on file.

If you are a new member signing up for our services, you can enter your insurance information during the sign-up process where we will verify your insurance eligibility and your coverage details.

No, you do not have to use insurance. We’ve made sure our care is affordable even without insurance, and paying for Brightside services directly with your credit card is always an option. We also accept HSA/FSA payment if you have one of those accounts.

For other questions about your coverage you can contact our customer support team at [email protected]. We’re here to help.

If you have questions about coverage details or cost-share responsibilities we recommend reaching out directly to your insurance plan for more information.

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If you’re in emotional distress, text HOME to connect with a counselor immediately.

988

Call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for 24/7 emotional support.

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If you’re having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your local ER.