Education Industry

Mental health services for students and teachers

There’s been a well-documented rise in stress in our schools, and mental health challenges among students. Providing mental health services and therapy for educators and students is needed now more than ever. Access to the right services and counseling for teachers and students can improve well-being, academic performance, and job satisfaction.

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High-quality mental health care for all



Talkspace Self-Guided, Therapy

The teen years bring big changes, and Talkspace offers mental health support designed specifically for this age group. Students ages 13+ can connect with a dedicated therapist who specializes in teens, for ongoing therapy via messaging, live virtual sessions, or both. Our Talkspace Self-Guided app for teens provides age-appropriate courses and quick tips they can navigate at their own pace.

College students

College students

Therapy, Talkspace Self-Guided, Psychiatry

With many barriers to help-seeking in a college setting, Talkspace makes mental health care convenient and stigma-free for students. They can connect with a therapist for ongoing support (via messaging, live virtual sessions, or both), develop coping skills on their own using the Talkspace Self-Guided app, or receive a psychiatric evaluation, a prescription for mental health medication, and ongoing management through Talkspace Psychiatry.

Teachers and school staff

Teachers and school staff

Therapy, Talkspace Self-Guided, Psychiatry

Support the people who support your students every day, by offering them a full spectrum of mental health services: Therapy, Psychiatry, Self-Guided programs, or all three. Talkspace is a convenient and inclusive solution for teachers, administrators, school counselors, and support staff at both K-12 schools and universities.

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Address the roadblocks to academic success

Between teacher burnout and academic stress among students, mental health is an issue that continues to impact educational institutions. Mental health challenges like social anxiety, ADHD, and depression all disrupt the ability to teach and learn effectively.


of students are concerned with their ability to care for their mental health


of teachers report their job is more stressful than it was pre-pandemic


of students say their emotional health is worse than before the COVID-19 pandemic


of K-12 educators are seriously worried about burnout

How it works

Solutions catered to support students and teachers

Accessible mental health services and therapy for students and teachers are critical. By implementing Talkspace’s effective and convenient solutions, institutions can help those in education overcome challenges and improve their overall performance.

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QuickMatch™ ensures help as soon as possible

An efficient matching process pairs students and educators, with licensed providers based on preferences and availability within a few days.

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Flexible care to suit unique schedules

A choice of therapy modalities, including audio, video, and text-based therapy, that cater to different lifestyles and preferences encourage first-time users to seek safe, convenient, and approachable care.

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Nationwide network with convenient access

Streamlined access across 50 states provides therapy for high school and college students and teachers, whether in school or on break.

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Proven results for educator and student wellness

College students, high school students, and teachers can perform better when their wellness is prioritized. Talkspace research found that offering online therapy enhances lives, both personally and professionally.

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50% fewer work hours missed
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36% increase in productivity
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39% better work-life balance

Combat mental health challenges in students and teachers

Mental health challenges are prevalent across all groups within the education industry. It’s essential to confront these issues to guarantee a healthy atmosphere for teaching and learning. 


Teachers face immense pressure in their daily lives, from managing large classrooms to meeting high expectations for student performance. This stress can lead to burnout, anxiety, and depression among educators.

School administrators

Administrators experience significant stress from coping with student needs and parent demands, navigating budget constraints, staff management, and policy implementation. Their responsibilities are taxing on mental well-being, increasing the likelihood of exhaustion and diminished job satisfaction.


Today’s students must navigate tough academic workloads, interpersonal dynamics made more complex by social media, and extracurricular activities in an increasingly competitive landscape. Students report rising levels of stress, anxiety disorders, and depression.

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How Talkspace can help


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70+ self-guided, clinically supported programs that promote personal growth outside formal sessions. Access weekly therapist-led live classes and other resources designed specifically for the needs of educators and students.


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Talkspace offers therapy for teachers and students by connecting them with licensed therapists who provide guidance on stress, anxiety, depression, and more. 1:1 sessions make the process convenient, through asynchronous text messaging and live video chat.


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Gain access to Talkspace’s licensed providers within 2 weeks of signing up. Get prescriptions and medication management through tailored treatment plans crafted to individual needs. Access support, from experienced board-certified psychiatrists, via remote consultations and live video sessions.

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Why educational institutions partner with Talkspace

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partnerships with prestigious research institutes
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Reporting capabilities

Talkspace’s detailed reporting gives you actionable insights into how benefits are being used, so you can enhance or adjust your offerings as needed.

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Access to Talkspace Engage

The Talkspace Engage portal helps busy HR leaders easily promote mental health in the workplace. Access robust marketing and onboarding support, and gather insights from real-time reports on utilization, engagement, and activation. 

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Customized plans and pricing

Talkspace works with each employer partner to find the best solution for your business.

Hear what educational institutions have to say

Talkspace has provided mental health care to our sisters across the country. It's more impactful, in some ways, than in person care because they're able to join the platform confidentially and do so at a time that fits their schedule and needs.
Director of Educational Programs at Sigma Kappa Sorority

Remove barriers to teaching and learning

Provide necessary mental health support via counseling so teachers and students can thrive in educational settings. Partner with Talkspace today.

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