Magellan Health Opens 24-hour Crisis Line for Individuals Impacted by Gun Violence in Chicago and Surrounding Communities Including Highland Park
Consultation and resources available at no cost to local communities
FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Health, Inc. today announced that it has opened a complimentary 24-hour crisis line for individuals impacted by gun violence in Chicago and surrounding communities, including the mass shooting that occurred in Highland Park on Monday.
The toll-free number to access free, confidential consultation services is 1-800-327-7451.
Magellan confidential consultation services are offered at no charge to the communities to assist individuals as they work to cope with the feelings of fear, sadness, anger, or hopelessness related to these kinds of incidents. Crisis line callers may also seek information and guidance to other available resources, such as community-based support.
Tip sheets with resources specific to trauma and steps towards recovery can be found on Magellan Health’s website here.
- How to cope after a traumatic event: English | Spanish
- Helping children cope after a traumatic event: English | Spanish
- Supporting employees during traumatic events: English | Spanish
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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