Livongo Diabetes and Hypertension Management Program Now Offering Free myStrength Mental Health Tool

Livongo®, which is BCBSIL preferred digital health provider for diabetes and hypertension management, is offering a free COVID-19-specific version of its myStrength behavioral health solution through the end of the year. This tool is available to all members and their family and friends.

Why it matters – COVID-19 has heightened stress and uncertainty for many, including concerns about their health and job loss. myStrength offers resources to help members cope.

How it works – The tool offers 25 education modules about mental health and evidence-based coping skills. The material is presented in short, two-to-three-minute lessons.

Topics include:

  • Strategies to manage stress
  • Ideas to handle social isolation
  • Tips for parenting during challenging times
  • Other resources for emotional support

This free resource is available to both members and visitors at BCBS’s COVID-19 Resource Center. Sign up by clicking through the Livongo Behavioral Health box, and create an account by entering your first name, date of birth, email address, and ZIP code when prompted. All information is kept confidential.

For additional information on Livongo Diabetes and Hypertension Management program for Illinois Tech Health Plan members please see the announcement made earlier this year about the program or visit the HR Portal Health Benefits page. As always, questions regarding the Illinois Tech health plan can be directed to Viktoria Rill in Human Resources at x73353 or