The Great American Smoke Out – November 21
With the risks of vaping on the rise with younger Americans, the focus on Smoking has become all too prevalent these days. So, it's even more important to identify the tools and resources available to help those who want to quit or need to quit. November 21, 2019 is the Great American Smoke Out
, and CMS has partnered with Magellan to help you on your Smoking Cessation journey, Magellan Ascend has created an interactive app to help you quit smoking, called Clickotine. It is free to State of Illinois Employees Group Insurance members and their dependents. Visit MagellanAscend.com
Magellan administers the behavioral health program for the Quality Care Health Plan and Employee Assistance Program. Behavioral Health services can be accessed by contacting Magellan (toll-free) 800-513-2611 or at Magellan Ascend
, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
The EAP through Magellan, is a confidential program which offers services to help employees resolve daily challenges and manage more complex issues. The EAP is a no cost, voluntary program for active employees not represented by the collective bargaining agreement between the State and AFSCME and their covered dependents, regardless of the health plan chosen. Services may be accessed by contacting Magellan (toll-free) 866-659-3848 or at Magellan Ascend
. Getting help is easy, convenient and available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.