HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2018--In the wake of the tragedy that took place yesterday at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence.

The number to call is 1-833-327-AETNA (1-833-327-2386)

Aetna Resources For Living professionals are available now, regardless of whether a person is an Aetna member. The Aetna team answering phones have experience helping people through traumatic events. Individuals are welcome to contact our counselors for help, support or referrals for further assistance.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 38.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna's customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see   and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

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CONTACT: Aetna Media Contact:

Anjie Coplin, 214-200-8056

CoplinA@aetna.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CONNECTICUT FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE GENERAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: Aetna

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