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

Budgeting Made Easy

Free Webinar The EAP partners with KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education) to educate employees about financial issues.  KOFE will be hosting a free webinar on November 6, 2018 (Election Day) from noon-12:30 with Budgeting Made Easy as the topic.  If that sounds interesting to you, please copy and paste this link into your browser to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5320429408596472578

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#metoo?

If you are experiencing triggers from all that is in the news lately and the #metoo movement, the EAP is here to help you sort things out.  Call 667.214.1555 or email mmccarre@som.umaryland.edu to make an appointment.

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Stress Management – 3 Ideas

3 simple strategies to help you focus and de-stress Do daily distractions leave you feeling unfocused and stressed? Take a breath. Here are three great ways to start taking back control. By Mayo Clinic Staff Does it seem like you can’t complete even the simplest task without being distracted? Texts, emails, social media alerts, noisy colleagues, ringing phones… Friends, you are not alone. Distracted thinking — aka daydreaming or mind wandering — affects everyone. In fact, researchers have found that people think about something other than what they’re actually doing — or supposed to be doing — almost half of the time. Turns out that a wandering, easily distracted mind […]

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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).