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

Grief Support Group, 2015

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) will host a Grief Support Group for employees and family members.  The group will be held on Tuesdays at lunch time, noon-1:00, October 20, 2015-December 22, 2015.  The EAP has held Grief Support Groups in the past and they have been very well received.  If you want to register for the group, or are interested in more information, please call the EAP at 667.214.1555. You may also contact us by emailing Wanda Binns, EAP Manager, at wbinns@psych.umaryland.edu


New Educational and Support Groups this Fall

EAP will start new groups this Fall In the past, the EAP has hosted a Grief Support Group that has been very well received. Thus, we are in the process of forming one which will begin in the next few weeks.  The group will be held at lunch time (noon-1:00) in the EAP office conference room at 419 West Redwood Street, Suite 560. EAP counselors are determined to continually try and meet ever changing needs of the employees on campus.  Thus, 2 new groups have been suggested: Sleep Hygiene (which will include information about how to get better sleep.  Better sleep has been connected with better mental and physical health.  […]


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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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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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.


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