Magellan Healthcare is committed to increasing awareness about mental health, wellness, and the importance of recognizing and addressing concerns. We encourage you to use the free resources and information on this page and share with family, friends and colleagues.
2021 Mental Health Month Events
Magellan Healthcare webinar, How are your kids doing?
May 5, 2021, 2:00 p.m. ET
For Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, Magellan’s Dr. Keith Brown, MD, child psychiatrist and medical director, and Greg Dicharry, CPRP, youth empowerment director, shared their knowledge and years of experience working with children to improve mental health and wellness, and answered audience questions in this webinar.
Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health family education conference, YES You CAN(S)! and Yes YOUth Can!, sponsored by Magellan Healthcare
May 5-8, 2021
The YES You CAN(S)! family education conference was held for parents and caregivers of youth who have experience with mental health, substance abuse, foster care and juvenile justice related issues to learn about the CANS tool, developing effective plans of care for youth accessing mental healthcare in Idaho, and the variety of options available throughout the mental health journey.
Yes YOUth Can! inspired and empowered youth ages 13 to 18 and young adults who have experience with mental health, substance abuse, foster care and juvenile justice related issues to use their experience to help improve services and systems that serve youth in Idaho.
If you missed these events, you can check out the presentations, including Magellan’s, “The CANS Caregiver Resource and Needs Domain in Child and Family Team Process,” below.
Magellan Healthcare Youth Rise Utah, virtual youth fest
May 19, 2021, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. MT
If you missed this live event for Utah youth, you can still watch the recording to be inspired and empowered, and enhance your mental wellness to create a brighter future for yourself, your peers and community. Youth supports and professionals working with youth are also encouraged to watch!
Magellan Healthcare Stay Home for MY LIFE virtual youth fest
May 27, 2021 and the 4th Thursday of every month, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. ET
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Magellan Healthcare launched the Stay Home for MY LIFE virtual youth fest series, featuring inspirational speakers, uplifting entertainment, fun activities and more, for youth and young adults who have experience with mental health, substance use, juvenile justice and foster-care-related issues, as well as professionals and caregivers across the country. Access previous event recordings
Stamp Out Stigma Twitter chats, May Mental Health Month
Thursdays in May 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Stamp Out Stigma’s Mental Health Month Twitter chats focused on suicide prevention, BIPOC mental health, LGBTQ+ mental health, and whole body health in a combined chat with Magellan co-host, Dr. Varun Choudhary, chief medical officer, behavioral health. Follow @StampStigma and search for #SOSChat and #MHMChat find the conversations.
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