We Can Help


Some of the most common problems the EAP deals with include:


  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Career planning
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Drug or alcohol concerns
  • Job loss or job change

What’s New

Stressful Times in Baltimore

The city of Baltimore is experiencing a difficult time. In the aftermath of the funeral of Freddie Gray, violence and the destruction of property occurred in parts of the city. The media has been showing constant coverage of the events. It may feel like it is impossible to escape newscasts and stories and images of the event. Many of you may live in the affected area while others of us are deeply concerned. We are saddened by the death of this young man. Many of us may feel confused, frightened and not quite sure how to respond. During a time like this, normal reactions include different feelings, thoughts and behaviors: […]

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Non-Profit helps with Filing Tax Returns

CASH is a non-profit association that helps low income tax filers with their tax returns.  CASH stands for “Creating Assets, Savings and Hope.”  It was founded in 2001 to help file tax returns and to offer financial advice.  Volunteers are located at community centers and churches around Baltimore.  Please go to www.bmorefreetaxes.org for more information.

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Mediation for Employees

Did you know the EAP provides mediation services? If two employees are having trouble working together, the EAP might be able to help.  Both employees can be referred (or refer themselves) to the EAP for Mediation Services. Different counselors would meet one-on-one with each employee. Then, the employees and the counselors will all meet to talk about problems and solutions.  Often, these meetings are only needed one time, but can span a period of time to monitor progress and use the meetings as a forum to talk about other issues that might arise.  Many times, misunderstandings have been resolved, new relationships have been formed and productivity has risen.  Work doesn’t […]

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Cost

All EAP services are provided free of charge and are separate from the regular health plans provided by UMB. If the EAP refers someone to an outside provider for services, those services would need to be covered by the employee or the employee’s health plan.
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Supervisors

If you suspect that personal problems may be to blame for poor performance on the job , consider referring the employee to the EAP for an assessment.
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UMB Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment (BETA)

UMB promotes a safe and secure environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers, visitors, and affiliate employees, and has a zero tolerance philosophy for threats and acts of aggression or violence.

The UMB Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment (BETA) Guide was created to help members of the UMB community identify and report threatening, aggressive, or violent behavior.

Developed in accordance with the UMB Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment Policy, the guide also provides information on campus resources and contacts.

Brochure

For more information, see our EAP Brochure (PDF).