Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) waiting in line outside of a theatre.

Raising awareness of BIPOC mental health and ending stigma

Magellan Healthcare is a proud supporter of BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month in July. BIPOC is an acronym for Black, Indigenous and People of Color that aims to empower groups formerly identified as “minority” or “marginalized.” In this post, we’ll discuss BIPOC mental health and barriers to care. You can learn more by watching a…

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8 signs social media is hurting a child and 8 tips to help

More than half of the world’s population–4.55 billion people–currently uses social media.[1] Of children in the U.S., 84% aged 13-18 and 38% aged 8-12 use social media.[2] We spend an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes each day on social media.[1]  Whether we need it or not, it’s safe to say that social media…

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Creating a Respectful Gender Culture for Those in the Military

Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Persons There are an estimated 14,700 transgender and an unknown number of non-binary individuals serving in the U.S. military today. Magellan Federal provides non-clinical counseling on military bases around the world. We draw on that experience to provide guidance on how to create a respectful culture in military environments as…

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Collaborative Care: The Benefits of Attending to Mind and Body Together

While up to 80% of all primary care visits include a behavioral health component, primary care providers (PCPs) may feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to meet their patients’ behavioral health needs. Collaborative care can help. What is collaborative care? Collaborative care is a specific type of integrated care that uses a team-based, patient-centered approach to address…

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Protecting Youth Mental Health

“Our obligation to act is not just medical—it’s moral.” Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A. Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Surgeon General of the United States   To support the Surgeon General’s recent advisory related to protecting youth mental health issues exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Magellan Federal offers best practices for professionals specializing in…

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Spotlight Magellan Health: Stacy Drones

Stacy Drones’, senior director of family programs at Magellan Federal, passion for helping military families comes from her real-life role as a military spouse. Since joining Magellan Federal in 2013, Drones now supervises a large array of military family programs including the Army Family Advocacy Support Services which includes the Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy Program…

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Oncology Insight

The Changing World of Relapsed/ Refractory Multiple Myeloma

What a year it’s been for relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM)!!  The year has already ushered in an FDA approval of a second CAR-T therapy, Carvykti™ (ciltacabtagene autoleucel, cilta-cel), in February!  Last year we saw the approval of the first RRMM CAR-T therapy, Abecma® (idecabtagene vicleucel, ide-cel). Both are approved as a single dose after…

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