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Virtual mental health care for kids & teens

Whether it’s virtual therapy, psychiatry, or coaching — Brightline works with employers and major insurers nationwide to get your family affordable, accessible support. Chat with an expert within minutes and schedule a video visit within days.

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Support for every stage

AGES 0-5


Coaching for parents

We support parents as they manage tantrums, sleep, separation anxiety, and more.

Infants and Toddlers
AGES 6-12


Coaching or therapy

We support kids with school transitions, bullying, building social-emotional skills, and more.

Ages 13-17


Coaching or therapy

We support teens struggling with common concerns like body image, self-confidence, anxiety, and more.


Brightline is available nationwide

Over 12 million lives covered through major health plans and employers

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Brightline is available nationwide through select plan sponsors for qualified Aetna® members under 18 years of age. Brightline services are covered according to your Aetna® medical plan and are subject to copay or coinsurance (after deductible).

How and why we support our families

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Our Mission

Finding the right mental health support for your family can be difficult. We're on a mission to make it easy.

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Our Approach

Kids aren't small adults. That's why Brightline was designed especially to meet the unique needs that kids, tweens, and teens have.

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Our Care

Our therapists and coaches use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles to guide care, personalizing their approach to meet each child's needs.

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Members get multiple levels of support

  • Connect+

Tips and guides for parents and caregivers, interactive exercises, and secure chat with a coach so families can get support between sessions

  • Coaching

Skills-based programs led by expert behavioral health coaches to help kids and teens through everyday challenges

  • Care

Personalized treatment by video visit with child and adolescent psychologists, psychiatrists, and others

Getting started is easy


Create your

We'll confirm your health plan information, and what services are covered for your child.


Tell us about your family

Based on your answers to our short questionnaire, we’ll recommend therapy or coaching. 


Book your child’s first appointment

Appointments are available within days, not months.

Hear from our parents & caregivers

In just a few weeks, my son has learned some important and useful skills to manage his anxiety. His therapist is supportive, engaging, and paces the therapy in a way that helps my son feel successful.

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Get started with Brightline today

For Families

For Families

Get support, learn skills, and find answers to even the toughest questions — all from a care team that knows you and your family.

For Business

For Employers & Plans

Partner with Brightline to bring behavioral and mental health support to your teams and their families.

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Let’s keep in touch

Sign up for emails about our products and services, including mental health resources for parents and families.

Get the app

Download our app to track progress, manage appointments, chat with your care team, and find helpful resources.

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