Children can access mental health services without being named: RedArc

‘The industry can play a crucial part in providing that support’

Hemma Visavadia
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Children can access mental health services without being named: RedArc

RedArc has urged the insurance industry to better communicate to clients that children do not always need to be named on adult policies in order to access mental health support.

The nursing service stated that dependents can already benefit from mental health support via health and wellbeing benefits, protection insurance, private medical insurance, Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) and Cash Plans. Spurred on by the pandemic, RedArc said it saw an increased number of young people being diagnosed with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, as well as panic attacks, eating disorders, self-harming, and suicidal thoughts, which can reportedly perpetuate...

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