Magellan Healthcare COVID-19 Events and Webinars

Magellan Healthcare is proud to participate in and host events and webinars relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). See below for registration information and recordings of past programs.

Upcoming Events

Every Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. ET through August 6
Magellan Healthcare Stay Home for MY LIFE Virtual Youth Fest

Magellan has launched the Stay Home for MY LIFE virtual youth festival event series to inspire and engage young people across the country, while our Magellan Youth Leaders Inspire Future Empowerment (MY LIFE) meetings and events for young people who have experience with mental health, substance use, juvenile justice and foster-care-related issues are not currently being held in person. Events feature nationally recognized inspirational speakers, uplifting entertainment, fun activities and information on a variety of topics important to young people, and each event has attracted an average of 175 participants. When asked about the impact of the Stay Home for MY LIFE events, 83% of the youth participants reported feeling more hopeful about the future and 77% reported feeling less alone.

Learn more on the MY LIFE Facebook page Register for free

Previous Events

Wednesday, August 5, 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act® featuring Magellan’s Dr. Carney

Dr. Carney will appear in an episode of The Power of Together: Keeping America Moving Forward: Healthcare Redefined and Your Mental Health, a segment of Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act®, America’s premier morning show.

During the segment, Dr. Carney will address misconceptions about mental health and discuss:

  • Magellan resources for stress management in connection with COVID-19
  • How Magellan is supporting seniors and first responders during the pandemic
  • How we can combat stigma about mental health

See a preview here

Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Rx ManagementSpecial guest: Dr. Caroline Carney, chief medical officer, Magellan Rx Management, Magellan Health

 

 

 

The Balancing Act on Lifetime


Wednesday, July 29
Magellan Healthcare webinar, How to Stay Connected and Keep Seniors Safe During COVID-19

Magellan Healthcare discussed how to stay in touch with elderly loved ones, recognize when help may be needed and prepare for end-of-life care and loss.

Watch the recording

Download the transcript Download the handout

Dr Edith Calamia Headshot

Speaker: Dr. Edith Calamia, D.O., M.P.H., Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Complete Care

 

 

 


Wednesday, June 24, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m ET
Magellan Healthcare eMpowered for Learning webinar, June topic: Digital peer support – A whole-of-society approach to widespread availability of mental health and psychosocial support

If you missed this free training opportunity, eligible for continuing education (CE) credit, you can access the recording below.

Access the recording and additional information 

Karen L. Fortuna, PhD, LICSW, assistant professor of psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

Presenter: Karen L. Fortuna, PhD, LICSW, assistant professor of psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

 

 

eMpowered for Learning

 


Wednesday, June 17, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET (virtual exhibit booths open for networking Tuesday, June 16 – Thursday, June 18)
Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Virtual Summit

Magellan Healthcare sponsored and participated in the inaugural Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Virtual Summit on June 17, 2020. This year’s theme was how to survive and thrive in a new normal beyond COVID-19, and all proceeds were donated to the National Council for Behavioral Health’s COVID-19 Relief Fund for mental health and substance use providers on the frontlines.

If you missed our presentation, “The role of tech-enabled behavioral health solutions in this time of social distancing,” by Dr. Varun Choudhary, Tom Lane and Bridget Cepalia at the event, you can watch it below.

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Bridget Cepalia, Magellan Healthcare senior director, innovationCo-presenter: Bridget Cepalia, senior director, innovation, Magellan Healthcare

Varun Choudhary, M.D., Magellan HealthcareCo-presenter: Dr. Varun Choudhary, chief medical officer, behavioral health, Magellan Healthcare

Tom Lane, NCPS, CRPS, Magellan Healthcare senior director, community and recovery supportsCo-presenter: Tom Lane, NCPS, CRPS, senior director, community and recovery supports, Magellan Healthcare

Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Virtual Summit


Wednesday, June 17, 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act® featuring Magellan’s Dr. Carney

Dr. Carney appeared in an episode of The Power of Together: Keeping America Moving Forward: Healthcare Redefined and Your Mental Health, a segment of Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act®, America’s premier morning show.

During the segment, Dr. Carney addressed misconceptions about mental health and discussed:

  • Magellan resources for stress management in connection with COVID-19
  • How Magellan is supporting seniors and first responders during the pandemic
  • How we can combat stigma about mental health

See a preview here

Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Rx ManagementSpecial guest: Dr. Caroline Carney, chief medical officer, Magellan Rx Management, Magellan Health

 

 

 

The Balancing Act on Lifetime


Thursday, June 11
Magellan Healthcare #bhXPERT Twitter chat, June topic: Post-adversity growth through COVID-19

The Magellan Healthcare #bhXPERT Twitter chat series provides a forum for industry thought leaders and anyone interested in behavioral health to discuss current topics and share knowledge to raise awareness, advance progress and reduce stigma. It takes place on the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Eastern and lasts a half an hour.

View the transcript

Gary Proctor, MD, senior behavioral health medical director, Magellan Complete Care of VirginiaSpecial guest: Dr. Gary Proctor, senior behavioral health medical director, Magellan Complete Care of Virginia

Magellan Healthcare #bhXPERT Twitter chat


Wednesday, May 20
Magellan Healthcare webinar, Strategies to Navigate Stress and Build Resilience During COVID-19

Magellan Healthcare discussed how you can leverage positive emotions, practice mindfulness and rethink your stress mindset to help you stay mentally healthy during the pandemic.

Watch the recording

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Laura Kirschner Magellan Federal/AFSCSpeaker: Laura Kirschner, M.Ed., CMPC, ready and resilient subject matter expert, master resilience trainer – performance expert, primary instructor, Magellan Federal/AFSC

 

 

 


Wednesday, April 22
Magellan Healthcare webinar, The Loss of Normalcy: Coping with Grief and Uncertainty During COVID-19

Magellan Healthcare shared insights on why people are experiencing fear and grief, how to cope with
different types of grief, and how to help yourself and others through this difficult time.

Watch the recording

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Varun Choudhary, M.D., Magellan HealthcareSpeaker: Dr. Varun Choudhary, chief medical officer, behavioral health, Magellan Healthcare

Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Rx ManagementSpeaker: Dr. Caroline Carney, chief medical officer, Magellan Rx Management, Magellan Health


Thursday, April 9
Magellan Healthcare #bhXPERT Twitter Chat, April topic: Focusing on our mental health and wellness during the pandemic

Magellan Healthcare’s Dr. Richard Clarke hosted a Twitter chat discussion on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our mental health.

View the transcript

Magellan Healthcare #bhXPERT Twitter chat


Thursday, April 2
Magellan Healthcare webinar, How to Build Resilience and Adaptive Skills During the Pandemic

Magellan Healthcare shared insights on why people are feeling stress and panic, and gave tips on how to build resiliency. We also discussed ways to help children cope and thrive, when it may be time to seek help, and the importance of acceptance and adaptation skills during the pandemic.

Watch the recording

Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Rx ManagementSpeaker: Dr. Caroline Carney, chief medical officer, Magellan Rx Management, Magellan Health

 

 

 


 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Magellan Healthcare and the Arizona Capitol Times’ Morning Scoop webinar, Life with COVID-19: Coping with Isolation

Magellan Healthcare and the Arizona Capitol Times’ Morning Scoop talked about ways of coping with isolation as we work together to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Watch the recording below.

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Varun Choudhary, M.D., Magellan HealthcareSpeaker: Dr. Varun Choudhary, chief medical officer, behavioral health, Magellan Healthcare

Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Rx ManagementSpeaker: Dr. Caroline Carney, chief medical officer, Magellan Rx Management, Magellan Health

Luige Del Puerto AZ Capitol TimesModerator: Luige del Puerto, associate publisher and editor, Arizona Capitol Times