Build a stronger, healthier business

With free mental health cover until 31 January 22

Mental health issues are a major cause of long-term absence from work and the rate of work-related stress depression and anxiety has increased.1 The pandemic has shone a light on mental health like never before.

Alongside this, attitudes to mental illness are changing. For business of all sizes, creating a mentally healthy workplace where people feel supported is fundamental.

With a healthcare plan from AXA Health, you’ll show your people that you value them and everything they do for you, and that they can get help for the issues they may be dealing with under the surface.

1 in 6

employees will struggle with mental health in any week2

Get free mental health cover

We’ll add mental health cover to your healthcare plan for one year at no extra cost when you join AXA Health before 31 January 2022 and include either our Treatment or Diagnostics Only option on your plan.3

Find out more about all our cover options and discover the other benefits that come with every healthcare plan, such as our online GP service AXA Doctor at Hand, powered by Doctor Care Anywhere, our 24/7 health information helpline and our remote physio service.4

To claim this offer, and for more information about what is and isn't covered, call us on 0800 389 7413 quoting code MH21 or get a quote.

You won't be able to see this free offer in your online quote, but we'll add this to your cover when you speak with us.

“Mental health has become much more of a focus in recent years and our employees have spoken about wanting more support, so we specifically wanted to include mental health support in our plan.’’

Joe Ryland, Finance Director at

What's included?

Our Mental Health option provides simple, fast access to mental health treatment and support for everyone you cover.3 Your employees just call us directly for a phone assessment as soon as they feel anxious or worried. There’s no need for them to wait to see someone while they feel increasingly worse.

  • One call connects them to help they might really need, without a GP referral.4
  • They’ll be assessed by expert counsellors and psychologists.
  • They’ll be given an appointment quickly.
  • The counsellor or psychologist they speak to will direct them to the treatment they need – whether that’s therapy on the phone or face-to-face.

1) Work-related stress, anxiety or depression statistics in Great Britain, Health and Safety Executive (HSE), November 2020. 2) Over half of UK workers haven’t received mental health support despite rise in anxiety, study reveals, HR News, 15 September 2020. 3) Subject to medical history. Free Mental Health option available for first year of cover, for new customers who buy a business healthcare plan from and directly through AXA Health. Offer limited to customers who aren't and haven't in the last 3 months been a member of any individual, business or corporate plan, policy or trust scheme. Offer may be withdrawn at any time or substituted for an equivalent promotion. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Not valid with 2-year fixed option. Lines open 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. We may record and/or monitor calls for quality assurance, training and as a record of our conversation. 4) Your employees must be over 18 to be supported by this service.