Behavioral Health

Your Behavioral Health benefit, covered under both GW PPO and GW HSP Plans, includes counseling and substance abuse recovery services.  It can help you effectively deal with stressful and challenging situations.  Accessing your Behavioral Health benefit is easy and available 24 hours a day.  A specialist will help you identify the nature of your problem and the appropriate resource to address it.

How to Find a Behavioral Health Provider and Submit Out of Network Claims:

  • Find a provider by logging into, click on Find Care & Costs > Find Providers > Behavioral Care. 

  • For a more filtered search, go to, login with the same credentials as you use for

  • If you visit an out of network provider, you can submit a claim online. Login to > Manage Claims > Submit an out of network claim.

  • If you prefer to mail your out-of-network claim, visit this page for instructions.

  • Before filing an out-of-network claim, please review these important tips to help expedite the processing of your claim.

Additional Resources:

  • Virtual behavioral health therapy offers confidential counseling.

  • The Sanvello app will be sunsetting on December 31, 2023. Access the new self-help App, Self Care by Able To, at no cost. Self Care by Able To includes many of the same features and benefits as the Sanvello app, such as, mood and health/habit tracking, assessments, meditations and mindfulness exercises and more.  
  • Substance Use Recovery is available at no additional cost. You can connect with specialists trained in addressing substance use disorders and it’s completely confidential and available 24/7.  

  • LGBTQ+ Resources are available at and here.

  • UHC Behavioral Health Resources PDF