SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that ahead of, during and in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence it will open a 24-hour crisis line for all individuals affected by the storm and its aftermath.

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 referrals to local non-profit organizations, shelters and additional community-based support to assist individuals on the southeast coast and mid-Atlantic United States as they work to cope with the feelings of fear, sadness, anger and hopelessness related to these kinds of natural disasters.

Tip sheets with resources specific to coping with grief and recovery from traumatic events can be found on Magellan Health's website.

How to cope after a traumatic event Helping children cope with traumatic events Supporting employees during traumatic events

In addition, resources specific to hurricane preparedness, response and recovery can be found on Ready.gov or FEMA.gov.

Magellan Health 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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CONTACT: Magellan Health, Inc.

Media Contact:

Lilly Ackley, 860-507-1923

ackleyl@magellanhealth.com

or

Investor Contact:

Joe Bogdan, 860-507-1910

jbogdan@magellanhealth.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ARIZONA MARYLAND NORTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN HEALTH CONSUMER FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH MEN

SOURCE: Magellan Health, Inc.

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