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•  Fast Company reports that "all Starbucks employees in the U.S. and each of their eligible family members will be able to access up to 20 therapy sessions a year, as part of a sweeping expansion of the Seattle-based company’s mental health benefits … The coffee retailer has contracted with Lyra Health, a provider of mental health benefits, to connect employees - or partners, as Starbucks calls them - with therapists or coaches. The program launches April 6."

“Partners were saying that there’s more we could do as a company to help them around the topic of mental health and well being,” Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson told Fast Company. “As a leadership team, we said, ‘Let’s figure out what we can do.’ ”

This isn't just about the pandemic, but that's certainly going to make a therapy benefit extraordinarily timely.