SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that it will open a 24-hour crisis line for all individuals affected by the mass casualty shooting that occurred in Las Vegas late Sunday night.
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 watching the television news. These resources are offered free-of-charge to the community to assist individuals 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.
- Coping with grief
- Recognizing and reducing anxiety in times of crisis
- Responding to children after a traumatic event
- Trauma in the community
- Impacts of a traumatic event
Magellan Health provides specialized 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 recovers.