Improve outcomes and lower costs with life-saving mental health care.

Partner with Brightside, and together we can reduce risk, improve outcomes, and save lives.

  • Increased access & engagement
  • Improved quality measures
  • Lowered total cost of care
  • Treatment for ages 13+
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Increase access & engagement

Improve quality measures

Lower total cost of care

how we help

Timely, specialized care for high severity and acuity members

With increasing incidence and severity of mental health conditions, and limited access to quality care, your members have been left with nowhere to turn besides high-cost care settings. Until now.

Brightside fills a critical gap between routine outpatient services and the emergency department—lowering the total cost of care and ensuring measurably better outcomes for your high-risk members.

Improve quality care measures, virtually

  • Follow-up after hospitalization for mental health illness
  • Step-down pathways
  • Depression remission or response
  • Antidepressant medication management
  • Depression screening and follow-up for adults
  • And more

Health Plan Risk Reduction Program

One solution, built to adapt to your clinical and financial goals.

Care for High Severity Needs

Our clinicians have the expertise needed to treat high severity patients in an outpatient setting, including those with elevated suicide risk.

Rapid Appointment Access

92% of Brightside patients are able to meet with their clinician & start receiving treatment within just five days.

Activation & Engagement Tools

Our technology & responsive care model helps proactively identify, activate, and engage high-risk patients in a lower cost care setting.

Post Discharge Support

We help your members get the appropriate follow-up care post discharge—reducing costly readmissions and improving quality scores.

Care Navigation

We ensure patients always receive the right care for their current needs, managing escalations, step-downs, & referrals when necessary.

Measured Outcomes & Shared Data

With a measurement-based care model, we track patient outcomes and share those insights back to our health plan partners.


How it works

Delegated credentialing
Reserved appointment availability for timely access
Direct connection to care coordination
Dedicated client success support
Case review &
clinical rounds

our CARE

Precision treatment when it matters most

Brightside offers timely outpatient care options for high-risk members, and tailors the treatment experience to each individual’s needs and symptom presentation.

Personalized Psychiatry

  • Precision-prescribing engine enhances clinical decision making
  • 70% response rate at first medication
  • Proactive medication management

Clinically-Proven Therapy

  • Structured 10-lesson program built on the Unified Protocol
  • Weekly video sessions with therapists
  • Monitored independent skill practice

Crisis Care for Suicidality

  • First-of-its-kind virtual program for individuals with elevated suicide risk
  • Evidence-based treatment based on the CAMS framework
  • High-touch, tech-enabled program

Teen Care

  • Program for teens to learn evidence-based skills
  • Weekly video sessions with specialized therapists
  • Psychiatry services available, if appropriate

our care model

Technology-enabled healthcare, built to proactively manage risk.

Our proprietary technology and responsive care model enable us to identify and activate high-risk patients, and then proactively engage them in low-cost care before escalation.

1:1 care via secure video sessions

Anytime messaging between clinician & patient

AI-driven prescribing & clinical decision support

Real-time care management with proactive progress tracking, alerts, & intervention

Suicide-specific protocols, integrated into our technology platform

Proactive screening based on validated assessment tools

Our impact

Proven outcomes, financial value

Our best-in-class care model and proven, peer-reviewed outcomes across populations mean we can confidently take on risk and align with your goals.


of people no longer had any suicidal thoughts after just 12 weeks of treatment.

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of patients achieved remission
within 12 weeks.

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higher response and remission rates than a leading U.S. health system.

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100 million lives covered. Let’s help more together.

We offer affordable care and coverage with top insurers. And with our partnership program, we provide ways to align financially through direct contracting, sub-contracting, and value-based care arrangements.

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Contact our Partnership Team to learn more about how we can work together.

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