Provider Weekly - News for Magellan Providers
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Save the Date! MY Fest 2014 is Sunday, March 23!

MY LIFE is excited to announce that their seventh annual MY Fest will take place Sunday, March 23, from 12 to 5 p.m., at Tempe Beach Park. MY Fest is a FREE music, art, entertainment and youth involvement festival hosted by MY LIFE (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment) to raise awareness about mental health, substance abuse, foster care and other issues facing youth and young adults. MY Fest will feature live music, a break dancing stage and crew competition, entertainers, artists, food, youth groups, and a variety of youth and family-based organizations offering information, resources and services. 


MY Fest 2013 drew a crowd of nearly 9,000 people and featured 80 youth and family serving community and social service organizations. To get an idea of what MY Fest is all about, watch this NBC 12News story about last year's event MY Fest AZ on NBC News.


Stay tuned for more details on this year's event!


Child and Family Advisory Partnership Meeting

Join the Family Involvement Center and Magellan Health Services of Arizona for the next Child and Family Advisory Partnership (CFAP) meeting Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. You'll have the chance to provide feedback about CFAP meetings and help set the direction for 2014. View the flyer for more information.  


New Issue of Peer Support Whole Health and Wellness Newsletter Available Online

The latest issue of Magellan's Peer Support Whole Health and Wellness (PSWH&W) newsletter is now online. This is the fourth issue of our quarterly e-news and continues our work to provide news, information and resources to help improve overall health through peer support, whole health and working toward wellness. We continue to reach a wider audience, with nearly 5,000 subscribers across the United States and abroad. You can see the new issue here. All previous issues of the newsletter are archived on Magellan's website. For more information, contact Tom Lane.

Opportunities for Stakeholder Collaboration Available through New SAMHSA Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is offering a variety of grants to support programs for substance use disorders and mental illness. Please review these grants and identify potential opportunities to partner with your customers, providers, peer organizations or other local stakeholders to support their pursuit of these resources.

Here is a list of just a few current opportunities:


Visit to learn about the grant application, review, and management process and for information about additional grants.


Training on New Arizona Administrative Code Licensing

ADHS will host a training for RBHA and TRBHA staff Friday, Jan. 31, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., on the new Arizona Administrative Code licensing rules that went into effect Oct. 1, 2013. The purpose of the rules is to reduce monetary or regulatory costs on persons or individuals, streamline the regulation process, and facilitate licensure of integrated health programs that provide both behavioral and physical health services. The training will take place at 150 North 18th Ave., Phoenix, in Conference Room 215 A/B. To register for this training please e-mail DBHS Workforce Development. There is no cost to attend.


Provider Communications and Notices

From the week of Jan. 6, 2014


01-06: Provider Weekly for the Week of Jan. 6, 2014

01-07: Financials are due Jan. 30, 2014

01-09: CORRECTION: Financials are due Jan. 30, 2014




Quarterly Financials Due Jan. 30

Magellan would like to remind you that quarterly financials for the period Oct. 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2013 are due Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Click HERE for more information on this deliverable.


Quarterly Provider Cultural Competency

Thursday, Jan. 30

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Magellan's Camelback Conference Room

4801 E. Washington St., Phoenix


5K Walk/Run to Support Survivors of Suicide

In its eighth year, the Jeremyah Memorial 5K Walk/Run allows survivors to gather together to remember those they've lost to suicide, and connect with others who have been impacted by suicide. To register for the event, or to make a donation, please visit

Saturday, Feb. 8

Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Kiwanis Park

Ruben Romero Corporate Ramada

6111 South All-America Way (Mill Ave. and All American Way)


Free Clinical CE Luncheon

Free Clinical CE Luncheon

North Ridge Counseling & Carleton Recovery Centers invite clinicians working in the behavioral health and recovery field to join them for a free 1.5 hour CE luncheon, Developmental Trauma of the LGBT Client. Presenter Michael Cooter, MSSW, LCSW, will explore the link between the traumatic experience of growing up as a sexual minority and individual development. RSVP at HERE or call 480-878-6987.

Friday, Feb. 20

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Ridge Counseling
8889 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale

Bagels and Learn: Understanding Military Culture Series

Operation Family Support and National Association of Social Workers presents Bagels and Learn: Understanding Military Culture Series. Join them for one or all four: Jan. 24 - Military Family Systems; Feb. 21 - Navigating Military and Family Benefits; March 21 - Military Marriage and Divorce; and May 2 - Adjusting to Postwar Reality: How downsizing is affecting the military member, family, society and volunteerism. Must register online at View the flyer.


New Directions Institute

View the free workshops from New Directions Institute  

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