News Release Details

Jun 1, 2019
Magellan Health Opens a Toll-Free Crisis Line to Provide Free Counseling and Referral Services to Residents Impacted by the Shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center

Counseling and resources available free-of-charge to local community

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2019-- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGLN) today announced that it will open a free 24-hour crisis line for any individuals affected by the mass casualty shooting that occurred at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Friday afternoon.

The toll-free number to access free, confidential counseling services is 1-800-327-7451.

Magellan will provide free, confidential counseling services and other resources, such as tip sheets about trauma and how to process it, resiliency after such situations, and how to talk about these situations with children who may be following the news in the media. These resources are offered free-of-charge to assist any individual who may need support as they work to cope with the feelings of grief, guilt, fear, sadness, anger and depression related to these kinds of incidents.

Tip sheets with resources specific to coping with grief and recovery from traumatic events can be found on Magellan Health's website here.

Magellan Health, Inc., is a leader in managing complex population health, concentrating on all areas across healthcare and pharmaceutical management. Specializing in healthcare services, including behavioral health counseling and support, to millions of individuals across the country, Magellan opens its crisis lines during events such as this to help support the local community as it responds, reacts and rebuilds.

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Source: Magellan Health, Inc.

Media:
Lilly Ackley
ackleyl@magellanhealth.com
(860) 507-1923

Investors:
Joe Bogdan
jbogdan@magellanhealth.com
(860) 507-1910