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Adventist Health offers no-cost counseling to those impacted by the Napa Valley wildfires


ST HELENA, Calif. – October 2, 2020 – Adventist Health St. Helena, which has been serving the Napa Valley for more than 140 years, announced today it is offering no-cost resiliency counseling through Synchronous Health to community members impacted by the Napa Valley wildfires.

“We are here to support the whole-person health of our community as we confront tremendous challenges together,” said Adventist Health St. Helena President Steven Herber, MD. “Our mission of living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope has never been more important as our community confronts yet another devastating wildfire season while still coping with the impacts of COVID-19. We remain confident in the strength of our community and hopeful for good days ahead.”

SyncTALK, by Synchronous Health, connects patients to a supportive, empathetic licensed counselor who can provide them with the tools needed to deal with the stress and anxiety they might be feeling. These four free sessions, each 30 minutes long, are held virtually via phone or video. No charges will be billed unless a patient is referred to additional or higher care.

Residents interested in receiving this care can visit for more information and to schedule a session.

Adventist Health began its partnership with Synchronous Health earlier this year as part of its commitment to continually fortify the well-being of the communities it serves by offering whole-person care.

About Adventist Health
Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing.

About Synchronous Health

Synchronous Health is reinventing population behavioral health, working primarily with large employers, health systems, payors, and universities. Through a national network of credentialed mental health counselors, combined with an advanced technology and artificial intelligence platform called Karla®, the company works to improve mental health and well-being among its participants and communities. Through Karla®, the platform brings together seemingly unrelated or inconsequential data to provide real-time and predictive insights to guide human services and deliver digital support when and where it is needed. The delivery model is anytime, anywhere.