BREAKTHROUGH 2021

Our live event may be over, but you can still catch up on what happened. The session recordings will be available through April 16.

Thank you for being a part of Breakthrough 2021

On March 16, we hosted Breakthrough 2021, our one-day conference on employee mental health for HR and benefits leaders. More than 1,000 leaders representing 350+ innovative companies joined us virtually to hear helpful advice from experts, swap best practices with their peers, and craft strategies to promote employee mental health.

Key learnings from Breakthrough 2021:

  • Leading employers--such as Starbucks, Morgan Stanley, Zoom, Genentech, Providence, and more--will share their mental health success stories, with tried-and-true tips for investing in your employees, their families, and your business.
  • Learn the latest innovations transforming mental health care in 2021 from top clinicians and mental health professionals.
  • Walk away with practical knowledge you can apply to your own programs, ready to deliver meaningful benefits to your people.

Sessions and keynotes

On-demand Sessions

On-demand

Why Now Is the Time for Mental Health Care

Join David Ebersman, Lyra’s Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, and Bob Kocher, Lyra Clinical Associates' President, to hear how technology is coming together with innovations in behavioral health to deliver more effective care to more people, while reducing costs for employers. David will share why 2021 is the year for mental health in the workplace.

David Ebersman

Co-founder & CEO
Lyra Health

Bob Kocher

President
Lyra Clinical Associates

On-demand

The Mental Health Imperative

The world’s most respected companies are making mental health a priority in 2021, transforming the way they support and care for their people. Leaders from Morgan Stanley, Starbucks, and Zoom will share their perspectives on why transformational leadership is required to care for the modern worker and ensure companies perform and thrive.

Ron Crawford

Vice President of Benefits
Starbucks

Dr. David Stark

Chief Medical Officer Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Sheila Krueger

Head of Global Benefits
Zoom Video Communications

Jenny Gonsalves

Chief Technology Officer
Lyra Health

On-demand

Transforming Mental Health: Innovative Models, Better Lives

Mental health care has been a black box, making it difficult to assess the effectiveness and outcomes of treatment. Through technology and innovative new behavioral health care models, we have the opportunity to help people find fast and durable improvement. Connie Chen, Lyra’s chief medical officer, will share the power of the Lyra platform for supporting individuals and as a foundation for future mental health care innovation.

Dr. Connie Chen

Chief Medical Officer
Lyra Health

On-demand

Blended Care: The Next Generation of Tech-enabled Treatments

The spotlight is now on mental health care– how are vendors innovating for good?  Lyra is transforming the actual care delivered to members to make it more effective. Learn how Lyra's proprietary Blended Care Therapy combines evidence-based provider sessions with tailored between session support to help members get better, faster.

Dr. Connie Checn

Chief Medical Officer
Lyra Health

On-demand

Employer Perspectives: Choosing a Mental Health Partner

The pandemic has exposed and amplified the long-standing barriers to accessing high-quality mental health care, and now employers across industries are quickly building strategies to meet this urgent need. But where to begin? Join to hear how benefit leaders like yourself evaluated the most innovative benefits on the market and how they knew which one was right for their members.

Shannon Daily

Senior Director Global Benefits
VMware

John Senay

Manager, Benefits
Holman Enterprises

On-demand

Employer Perspectives: Comprehensive Mental Health Strategies to Support Your Entire Workforce

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to mental health needs for a diverse workforce. Hear from leading employers across finance, healthcare, and technology who have implemented successful strategies that meet employees where they are and deliver measurable impact to their employees’ health and the business.

Ms. Deborah Olson

Well-being, Lead Strategist
Genentech, a Roche Company

Maracie Wilson

Director of Employee Well-being
Providence

Carole Mendoza

Former Director of Global Health
IBM

On-demand

Medication Management: Delivering Coordinated, Complimentary, and Complex Care

From mild to severe cases, it’s crucial to provide high-quality care for the full spectrum of mental health needs. Unfortunately, care for the most severe cases often slips through the cracks due to difficulty quickly accessing high-quality care, lack of in-between session support, and follow-up appointments leaving the individual who is suffering back to where they started. In this session, join Smita Das, MD, Ph.D., MPH, Medical Director of Psychiatry at Lyra Health to learn how Lyra offers a unique, hands-on approach to mental health medication prescribing to support even the most severe cases.

Dr. Smita Das

Medical Director of Psychiatry
Lyra Health

On-demand

Meet Lyra: The Comprehensive Solution for Workforce Mental Health

Just getting to know Lyra? If you are in the early days of exploring workforce mental health solutions, tune in to learn how Lyra can deliver effective care to your employees with our comprehensive and tech-enabled approach.

Sean McBride

Vice President of Partnerships
Lyra Health

On-demand

Member Stories: Real Life Stories of Impact and Outcomes

Mental health touches people’s lives in different ways, at different times. In this moving moderated panel, you will hear the personal stories from three brave individuals who have faced challenges with stigma, self-esteem, stress, anxiety, and trauma, and who have sought care through Lyra. Their stories are all too common and remind us all why quality mental health care is so important.

Aurora Zamora

Account Executive
Panelist

Caspian Lewke

Investment Consultant
Panelist

Channing McGabe

Administrative Business Partner
Panelist

Dr. Joe Grasso

Clinical Director of Partnerships
Lyra Health

On-demand

Putting the I and B in DEI&: Next Steps Toward Inclusion, Belonging, and Employee Well-being

Many leading employers invested in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&) initiatives in 2020, but continuing momentum into 2021 is paramount. Beyond establishing recruitment programs, there are many ways employers can support BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and differently-abled employees. And, supporting all employees and their mental health is key to organizational health. Join Lyra's Director of DEI& and Clinical Lead of DEI&, Cierra Gillison and Dr. Danielle Cottonham, in conversation with Dr. Andrea Holman of Huston-Tillotson University.

Dr. Danielle Cottonham

Clinicial Manager of Diversity
Lyra Health

Cierra Gillison

Director of Diversity, Equity
Lyra Health

Dr. Andrea Holman

Associate Professor of Psychology
Huston-Tillotson University

David Ebersman

Co-founder & CEO
Lyra Health

On-demand

Reaching Members Early with High-Quality Preventative Care

What if employees struggling with depression and complex mental health challenges got care earlier? Would they avoid that struggle? Would you avoid those costs? See how quality is defined in preventative care, learn about Lyra’s complete suite of Preventive Care options, and hear from a Lyra mental health coach about the members she supports.

Lindsay Leopold

Coaching Program Facilitator
Lyra Health

John-Mark Ikeda

Director of Product Marketing
Lyra Health

On-demand

The ROI of Mental Health

Workforce productivity and performance is the foundation for corporate success, especially in high intensity, high-stress industries. Performing at the highest level became even tougher with Covid-19 and the shift to remote work, and leading companies have made new investments in mental health care to keep their people healthy and effective. Is there an upside to one of the most challenging work environments in a generation? Join Morgan Stanley’s VP of Benefits Planning and Management, Dana Erdfarb, and Lyra’s VP of Partnerships, Sean McBride to hear experts’ insights on the return on investment for mental health care in the workplace and the measurable positive impact it can have on organizations.

Dana Erdfarb

Executive Director, Benefits Strategy
Morgan Stanley

Sean McBride

President of Partnerships
Lyra Health

On-demand

Thriving Workplaces: Shaping Your Mentally Healthy Company Culture

How do you create a mental health strategy that evolves with your business? Join this session to hear how other leading organizations have answered that question and the plans they have in place to build a mentally healthy workforce. From executive sponsorship to employee policies, to educational content, get inspired on how a benefits strategy focused on mental health translates into corporate value and corporate culture. Hear from Lyra’s Joe Grasso on how Lyra’s content and programming have supported these efforts in 2020 and will grow in 2021.

Dr. Joe Grasso

Clinical Director of Partnerships
Lyra Health

Jenny Truong

Director of Member Provider
Lyra Health