COVID-19 Update

Magellan Healthcare is continuously monitoring COVID-19 as it evolves within the United States.  Magellan Healthcare will continue to post updates and resources to as they become available.  This website offers the following resources:

  • Dealing with anxiety related to outbreak
  • Links to Crisis Communication, Mind Your Mental Health and Health and Wellness Library pages
  • Links to international, national and local information sources

New Digital Self-Care Programs and App

A new benefit of the Employee Assistance Program

With over 1,600 topics and activities, myStrength empowers you to manage depression, anxiety, stress, substance use, chronic pain and more. myStrength will replace existing Self-Care Programs and Apps on the member website beginning February 1, 2021.

Call 1-800-327-5048 (TTY 711) or visit for helpful resources.

Effective December 1, 2019

Your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to help you with balancing the demands of family, work and personal needs. The Cook County EAP is administered by Magellan Healthcare, Inc., and is staffed by licensed professionals available to help you at no cost.

Your program is here to help you along the journey of life, no situation is too big or too small. Services include telephonic goal-oriented coaching, counseling, online programs, and more!

All services are confidential and can be accessed over the phone at 1-800-327-5048 or online at

Watch the brief video below to learn more! (YouTube Format)


Employee Assistance Brochure

Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Employee Assistance Newsletters


January - Coping with change


December - How to have constructive and respectful relationships during challenging times

November - Caregiver well-being

October - Mental health support for first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic, Being your authentic self

Webinar - March 24, 2020 

Your Employee Assistance Program: Your Life’s Journey Made Easier