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Magellan of Arizona in the news

Aug. 22, 2011

Arizona Republic

Project aims to help those with mental illness

Aug. 3, 2011

Hartford Business Journal

Avon's Magellan seeks to cut states' health costs

Aug. 3, 2011

Ch. 3, Good Morning Arizona

Integrated Health Home Announcement

Aug. 2, 2011

CBS Ch. 5, 5:30 p.m. News

Integrated Health Home Announcement

Aug. 2, 2011

Telemundo, 5 p.m. News

Integrated Health Home Announcement

Aug. 2, 2011

Tucson Citizen

'Medical home' program to provide physical-, behavioral-health care

Aug. 2, 2011

Business Wire

Magellan Health Services Announces Integrated Health Home Pilot Programs

Aug. 2, 2011

Market Watch

Magellan Health Services Announces Integrated Health Home Pilot Programs

Aug. 2, 2011

Arizona Republic

'Medical home' program to provide physical-, behavioral-health care

Aug. 2., 2011

IHH Press Conference

Integrated Health Home Press Conference

May/June 2011

Behavioral Healthcare Magazine

Dispelling the myths about suicide

April 23, 2011

ABC 15

Giffords intern encourages Valley kids

April 18, 2011

FOX 10

MY Fest '11

April 10, 2011

Clear Channel

MY Fest '11 will feature inspirational speakers

April 6, 2011

Arizona Republic, Surprise

Copy this smart idea to curb teen drinking

April 2011

Phoenix Magazine

Mental Health Desert

March 29, 2011

ABC Ch. 15

Valley volunteer connects those in need with much-needed items

March 24, 2011

Prensa Hispana

Cuando hay necesidad, siempre hay alguien dispuesto a ayudar

March 23, 2011

Arizona Republic, Mesa

Psychiatric episodes can be treated at clinic that's on way

March 9, 2011

AZ Business Magazine

Health Care Leadership Awards Ceremony 2011

March 4, 2011

Arizona Republic

Buckeye social-host drinking law focuses on adult enabler

Feb. 15, 2011


Children of Alcoholics Week

Feb. 14, 2011

Arizona Republic

Lesson learned Reaching out to mentally ill is a must

Feb. 14, 2011

Behavioral Healthcare Magazine

Arizona's mental health system did not fail

Feb. 08, 2011

Arizona Republic

Buckeye law targets adults who aid underage drinkers

Jan. 11, 2011

CBS Ch. 5

Hot Line Created To Help Grieving Arizonans

Jan. 11, 2011

ABC Ch. 15

State launches new crisis hotline to help those affected by Tucson tragedy

Jan. 11, 2011

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Health: Free state hotline set up for grief counseling

Jan. 11, 2011

East Valley Tribune

Grief help available statewide in shooting aftermath

Jan. 11, 2011

Phoenix Business Journal

Hotline to help Arizonans with shooting aftermath




Dec. 13, 2010

Arizona Republic

Liberty Elementary 8th graders art picked for billboard

Nov. 20, 2010

Arizona Republic (Chandler edition)

Mental-health professionals get suicide-warning ASIST

Nov. 18, 2010

Arizona Republic (Tempe edition)

Tempe homeless population grows

Oct. 25, 2010

Arizona Republic

Mental health provider moves into new facilities

Oct. 24, 2010

An estimated 16 suicides for every 100,000 people yearly (video)

Oct. 22, 2010

Generation: Next

Group aims to strengthen youth voice

Oct. 14, 2010

Magellan Health takes aim at curbing suicides

Oct. 13, 2010

Kansas City Star

Magellan Seeks to Reduce Suicide Deaths Through Groundbreaking Prevention Initiative

Oct. 5, 2010

Disability job fair upcoming

Oct. 5, 2010

Channel 15

Phoenix job fair caters to disabled unemployed

Oct. 1, 2010

Phoenix Business Journal

Job Fair focuses on helping disabled

Sept. 18, 2010

Mental Health Weekly

Magellan, Arizona offer smoking cessation program for SMI (pages 4 and 5)

Sept. 9, 2010

Tempe Town Hall Panel to address underage drinking

Sept. 8, 2010

Teleguia en Español

Culmina el 11 de septiembre la Semana Nacional de Prevención de Suicidios (National Suicide Prevention Week, article in Spanish)

Sept. 1, 2010


September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

August 30, 2010

Arizona Capitol Times

Help at any hour: New mental health facilities aim to fill gap between ER and doctor's office

August 29, 2010

Asian Pacific Community in Action Blog

AAPI Mental Health Forum

August 19, 2010

Arizona Republic

Mesa clinic offers jobs for people with disabilities: Partnership's program provides opportunity to special-needs clients

August 8, 2010

Peoria Times

'Work First' program at Peoria clinic designed to help patients' self-esteem (Story highlights Magellan PNO, Partners In Recovery)

August 2010

NAMI Caring & Sharing

Title 19 and Non-Title 19 FAQs and David Covington Speaks at Annual Meeting

August 2010

Latino Perspectives

Mental illness: denied or unidentified? The first step is acknowledging it

July 21, 2010

Arizona Republic (East Mesa and Gilbert editions)

My Turn: County working to put focus on suicide prevention (by Dr. Richard Clarke 1.2 MB).

July 12, 2010


Mental Health Funding

July 2010


Employee wellness and the bottom line

June 4, 2010

Phoenix Business Journal

Mental health care providers laying off case workers

June 3, 2010

Arizona Republic (South Scottsdale edition)

Community effort empowers Paiute residents

June 2010

ADHS/DBHS' Recovery Works

Magellan resource fairs and Role of the Helper training

June 2010

Caring and Sharing

Magellan plans for budget cuts

May 19, 2010

Prensa Hispana

Buscan frenar suicidios (article in Spanish)

May 12, 2010

Arizona Republic (Mesa edition)

Spotlight on: Mental Health

May 4, 2010


Behavioral Health Cuts

April 27, 2010

Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

MY Fest 2010

April 7, 2010

Prensa Hispana

Fiesta sana en Tempe

April 2010

NAMI Caring & Sharing

Magellan provides on-line performance dashboard

March 31, 2010

Arizona Informant

Shed fear and stigma: Health services improve when we all get involved

March 24, 2010

Arizona Republic (Scottsdale North, Scottsdale South and Mesa editions)

Dashboard ensures quality mental-health care (1.35MB)

March 2010

Recovery Works

Magellan of Arizona Clinical Initiatives (290K)

March 2010

North Central News

Local youth an advocate for others (63K)

February 19, 2010

Phoenix Business Journal

Magellan creates 'dashboard' to track quality of behavioral care (29K)

February 17, 2010

Glendale Republic

Youth advocacy groups visit state lawmakers (336K)

February 17, 2010

Prensa Hispana

Es mi vida, yo escojo (302K)

February 12, 2010

La  Voz

Jóvenes plantean a legisladores las necesidades en salud mental (288K)

February 5, 2010

Phoenix Business Journal

Executive Profile: Richard Clarke

February 2010

Behavioral Healthcare Magazine

Magellan, Maricopa at contract midpoint

January 23, 2010

Phoenix Business Journal

United Way launches pilot project to end chronic homelessness in Valley (52K)

January 22, 2010

Arizona Republic

Buckeye police's 2-month-old party patrol showing results (110K)

January 13, 2010

Pat McMahon Show

Suicide Prevention (featuring David Covington and Katie Ayotte) (29MB)

January 2010

IMPACT Magazine

It's 2010, and New Year's resolutions are all the rage. We asked our members about their plans for the year ahead. (899K)

December 25, 2009

La Voz

 Organizaciones unen esfuerzos para hablar de la salud mental (102K)

December 23, 2009

Presnsa Hispania

Lanzan fotonovela de salud mental (155K)

December 10, 2009

Arizona Republic

Magellan Health Services alters approach to suicide prevention (16K)

December 7, 2009

Arizona Guardian

Mental health "dashboard" offers reams of data, clinic comparisons (33K)

November 27, 2009

Arizona Capitol Times

An inside look at Maricopa County's evolving mental health system (76K)

November 13, 2009

Phoenix Business Journal

Linkages opens Phoenix office to held disabled people find jobs (1M)

November 2009


Exploring Behavioral Health: Magellan Leads the Way (602K)

October 26, 2009

Arizona Guardian

Richard Clarke: Magellan CEO plows ahead with 1-year extension (17.5K)

October 17, 2009

Arizona Republic

Mental health agency providing police with 40-hour class in crisis intervention (431K)

October 16, 2009

Arizona Republic, Phoenix

Right reaction: Police trained to handle sensitive calls (1.3M)

October 7, 2009

East Valley Tribune

Changing course of suicide in Maricopa County (131K)

October 1, 2009

NBC Channel 12

Economy pushing some over edge

September 26, 2009

The Arizona Republic Chandler Republic

Professional help is available for those at risk of suicide (149K)

September 25, 2009

Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizona Teen Program Named Finalist for Innovations Award (109K)

September 9, 2009

Prensa Hispania

Suicido El Rostro Amargo de la Depresìon (185K)

September 8, 2009

The Arizona Republic

Despite critics, care improving by Richard Clarke (628K)

August 26, 2009  

ABC Channel 15     

Donate or get something free on Valley community Web site

August 9, 2009     

Attachment is Parenting (60K)

July 2009                     

La Voz                            

Mental health resources advertorial (1 MB) English | Spanish

June 1, 2009

Mental Health Weekly

Arizona pursues more direct role in outcome evaluation in Maricopa (56K)

January 30, 2009

Mental Health Weekly

Leaders want to judge Maricopa program on recovery, but is there progress? Is more time or an overhaul the answer?

February 7, 2009

The Arizona Republic

Health-care survey only tells part of the story by Richard Clarke and René Lerer,

January 23, 2009

Mental Health Weekly

Arizona court monitor sees backsliding under new contract in Maricopa County, Magellan: Report ignores progress in recovery services

January 6, 2009

The Arizona Republic

New court is sought to aid vets charged with crimes (109KB) JJ Hensley

December 2008

AZ Teen Magazine

Emotional Overload: Living with a Mood Disorder (109KB) by Haley Winterberg

November 23, 2008

The Arizona Republic

Career Ladder: Richard Clarke, CEO, Magellan of Arizona (109KB)

October 31, 2008

Phoenix Business Journal

Financial Roller Coaster Taking Emotional Toll (2.54MB)

October 23, 2008

The East Valley Tribune

Service offers emotional hotline

October 9, 2008

The Arizona Republic

Magellan health plans free job fair

October 2, 2008

ABC 15

300 free computers to be given away in the Valley

September 30, 2008

Phoenix Business Journal

Richard Clarke named new Magellan Health Services CEO

September 30, 2008

The Arizona Republic

Magellan Health Services names new CEO

August 20, 2008

The Arizona Republic

Magellan clinics to change hands

July 18, 2008

The Arizona Republic

Troubled youths find helping hand

Press Releases and Media Advisories

December 20, 2010 Magellan Joins with Appalachian Consulting Group to Reduce Premature Deaths of People with Mental Illnesses
October 13, 2010 Magellan Seeks to Reduce Suicide Deaths Through Groundbreaking Prevention Initiative
September 1, 2010

The Arizona Department of Health Services and Magellan of Arizona Launch Tobacco Cessation Initiative for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

September 1, 2010

Magellan Health Services Outcomes360 Program Improves Mental Health Services for Children and Adults   

June 10, 2010 Mental Health America to Honor Arizona Teen for Mental Health Work (MHA press release)
May 20, 2010 Magellan Health Services Offers E-Courses for Providers, Consumers and Families
March 22, 2010 MY Fest '10 features entertainment, resources for youth (36K)
February 1, 2010 MY LIFE Youth Day at the Capitol (60K) 
December 10, 2009 Magellan Health Services of Arizona to Distribute 300 Free Computers to Individuals, Families Served by Maricopa County's Mental Health System (28K)
December 7, 2009

Magellan of Arizona and ADHS/DBHS Launch Provider Outcomes Dashboard (86K)

November 16, 2009 Magellan of Arizona and Mental Health Partners Team to Help Homeless in Maricopa County (27K)
October 23, 2009 Linkages launches disability employment network in Maricopa County (80K)
September 29, 2009 Magellan of Arizona to host employment fair for people with disabilities (95K)
September 22, 2009 Magellan of Arizona announces three new appointments to its Shared Governance Board (83K)
July 17, 2009 People of Color Network and Partners In Recovery join Magellan of Arizona as newest adult provider network organizations (96K)
June 15, 2009 Dr. Michael Brennan Named Chief Medical Officer for Magellan of Arizona (30K)
June 3, 2009 Magellan of Arizona's Urgent Psychiatric Care Center Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation: Accreditation represents industry's highest honor for safety, quality of care
May 26, 2009 People of Color Network Partner with Magellan of Arizona to become Third Adult Provider Network Organization
May 11, 2009 Magellan of Arizona and Chicanos Por La Causa Team Up to Bring a Message of Hope to Hispanic Families Impacted by Mental Illness
April 7, 2009 Newest Behavioral Health Clinics Shine Light on Innovative Recovery Model of Care: Magellan of Arizona celebrates families, care recipients, staff at April 8 and 16 grand opening events
April 7, 2009 Magellan of Arizona hosts festival led by youth to empower youth: MY Fest '09 raises awareness about behavioral/mental health, substance abuse, foster care
April 7, 2009 Newest behavioral health clinics shine light on innovative recovery model of care (90K)
April 7, 2009 Magellan of Arizona hosts festival led by youth to empower youth (90K)
January 27, 2009 Magellan Youth Group Bring Success Stories, Inspiration to Capitol (90K)
November 19, 2008 Magellan Health Services Presents at National Federation of Families Conference (90K)
October 20, 2008 Magellan of Arizona Offers Help to Maricopa Community During Financial Crisis; Company Has Toll-Free 24/7 Hotline for Any Experiencing Mental Health Crisis (90K)
October 16, 2008 Magellan Health Services and CHOICES Network of Arizona reach agreement on transfer of eight behavioral direct care clinics (90K)
September 30, 2008 Magellan Health Services of Arizona Announces Richard Clarke, Ph.D. as New CEO (90K)
September 12, 2008 Magellan Health Services Announces Employment Fair for Maricopa County Residents in Recovery (90K)
August 28, 2008 Magellan Health Services Announces New Appointments to Governance Board (90K)
August 20, 2008 Magellan Health Services and Southwest Network Reach Agreement on Transfer of Five Behavioral Direct Care Clinics (90K)
June 30, 2008 Magellan Health Services Seeks New Governance Board Members (90K)


February 13, 2009 Mental Health Advocates Join Forces, Announce New, Unified Approach (90K)
January 23, 2009 Magellan Youth Group Hosts Reception at State Capitol (90K)
February 12, 2008 Magellan Hosts Public Open House (90K)
January 22, 2008 Valley Metro and CHEEERS Offering a Free Transit System Navigation Clinic (90K)
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Contact Information

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care (Mercy Maricopa) is now the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) serving members in the Maricopa County Region. For questions regarding your services, please call 1-800-564-5465 or TDD/TTY 711.

** To file a grievance or appeal for services provided on or before March 31, 2014 please call Magellan Health Services 602-652-5907, x8590