Talkspace is now available to all medically enrolled employees and their dependents age 13+. 

Any given year, 1 in 5 adults experience a mental health issue. It is likely you or someone close to you has struggled with a condition like anxiety or depression. During this unprecedented time of heightened stress and anxiety, it is important to support your mental health and overall well-being.  The good news is professional support can change lives, and innovation is making access to mental health treatment more convenient than ever. 

Talkspace is a global leader in online therapy. With a network of thousands of licensed clinicians, Talkspace is an online therapy service that connects users to a dedicated, licensed therapist from a secure, HIPAA-compliant mobile app and web platform. Users can send their therapist text, voice or video messages - anytime, anywhere.

County employees and their dependents age 13 or older enrolled in a County Medical Plan now have the ability to receive online messaging therapy at no cost by registering at Enter “San Luis Obispo” as the organization name when prompted. Talkspace communication is confidential and secure. The platform is designed to connect you with a therapist the same day you create your account. The County of San Luis Obispo will never know who uses the service or for what purpose. 

You will need to revalidate your account every year. This is still free of charge for you, so long as you you are still medically enrolled on a County plan. See the FAQs section for directions on how to revalidate your account.

View the flyers under "Related Pages" to find out more. 

If you need to transfer a prior account to County of SLO for free or for help changing a therapist contact Talkspace by emailing [email protected]