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A Comprehensive Mental Health Solution

Meru Health Treatment is an app-based treatment program for depression, burnout, and anxiety. The program combines technology, evidence-based therapy, and daily support from licensed clinicians - the new standard of mental healthcare.

The Meru program is a FREE program for postdocs, and their eligible family members enrolled in the SHCA medical plan.

A Dedicated Licensed Therapist

Receive a one-time video call with a master's or doctoral-level licensed therapist followed by daily text-based support. Your therapist will provide meaningful, personalized responses to guide and motivate you on your journey.

Anonymous Peer Support

The anonymous support group gathers over a specific topic, giving you the opportunity to share your experience and learn from others to feel more connected.

HRV Biofeedback Device

Receive a heart-rate variability biofeedback device to track and improve your physical response to stress so you can feel calmer, faster.

Psychiatrist Support

Psychiatrists available in select states can help discuss your existing medications, provide follow-up recommendations, and coordinate with your primary care physician. They do not prescribe any medications directly.

Weekly Themed Lessons and Practices

Receive evidence-based mindfulness practices and behavioral techniques to help you regulate your emotions, improve your sleep, enhance your nutrition, and feel empowered.

Primary Care Collaboration

To help identify your symptoms' root causes, we can provide reports and updates upon request to your care team or primary care provider

Note: Depression can have various root causes, including hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, inflammation, etc.

Meru Health's Weekly Themed Lessons and Practices

  • Mind on Autopilot
  • HRV Biofeedback
  • The Negativity Bias
  • Mood & Motivation
  • Sleep Smarter
  • Worries & Thinking Traps
  • Difficult Emotions
  • Self-Compassion
  • The Food-Mood Connection
  • Exploring Values
  • Boundaries and Relationships
  • Resilience Toolkit

Check out these FAQs for more information

Once you've signed up, download the app, take a brief health assessment, and book a call with a dedicated licensed therapist.

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