Mental health support
1 in 4 people will experience a mental condition or neurological disorder in their lifetime1. But, of those, two thirds never seek help from a medical professional - whether that’s down to stigma, neglect, discrimination or lack of support2.
“Mental health issues can affect everyone”, explains Dr Luke James, Medical Director for Bupa Global and UK Insurance. “Early diagnosis and treatment improves outcomes. Our new extended cover, which includes ongoing support for all mental health conditions, will ensure that more people than ever before can access the right help”.
Changes to our health plans
At Bupa Global we believe that mental health and wellbeing are just as important as physical health. To support this, we have started to remove both annual and monetary limits across our plans for in-patient and day-patient mental health treatment, and we also now include cover for ADHD, addiction and self-inflicted injuries.
We’ve already introduced the above enhancements to a large range of our health plans. Our aim is to have them applied to all of our remaining plans by April 2021.
This means our updated and enhanced mental health cover will now include: