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Recovery & Resiliency

Free Courses about Recovery & Resiliency

These free courses are all about hope, choice and education. They show how to give members the power to achieve their behavioral health goals. The courses were developed by Magellan and other national behavioral health experts. We invite our members, families, providers and anyone else interested in these topics to take the courses.


Seed Grant Program 2015 Award Recipients!

In 2013, the Magellan Behavioral Health annual Seed Grant program began with the goal to collaboratively support Louisiana organizations in the development of services centered on recovery and resiliency principles throughout the state. In 2015, the evidence is clear that this is a shared passion among our partners! Our most recent announcement for Seed Grant submissions resulted in 47 applications, double the previous year’s submissions. The applications received once again highlighted the community interest in enhancing and sustaining programs focused on peer-centered support in across Louisiana. Proposals submitted focused on rural outreach, innovative therapy solutions and anti-stigma campaigns.

For our 2015 Seed Grant Program Magellan’s Recovery and Resiliency Team is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Seed Grants:

  • ACER, LLC - will implement Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy to support individuals impacted by trauma. Through this innovative therapy solution ACER, LLC will be able to support individuals through integrated care modalities.
  • Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana - will develop and host an autism educational event for the southwest Louisiana community. The educational event will focus on cross-training and cross-disciplinary services to create a continuum of care utilizing natural supports.
  • Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center - will employee an additional counselor to provide enhanced therapy solutions to child victims of abuse in addition to supportive services for caregivers.
  • Boys Town Louisiana, Inc. - will employ Care Coordination Services to help support and provide stabilization to youth aging out of the foster care system. Services will focus on skills building, identification of natural supports and connections to community resources.
  • Capital Area Human Services District - will employ a Peer Support Specialist to work in conjunction with the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison to support transition planning and service connection.
  • Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers - will seek to standardize the Peer Support Specialist profession through a reciprocal certification process which will be accepted by member boards across the nation.
  • Northeast Delta Human Services Authority - will host a Delta Solutions Summit focused on the behavioral health needs of rural communities in Northeast Louisiana. The conference will focus on continuums of care and access to care.
  • Volunteers of America North Louisiana: Central Division - will implement a “Stop the Stigma” campaign for the purposes of educating individuals in central Louisiana concerning the needs of the behavioral health community.


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Recovery & Resiliency


Magellan has partnered with national experts in behavioral health recovery and resiliency to offer e-courses.