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

COVID-19 Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program, in conjunction with UMB, continues to monitor the situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 while following CDC protocol and guidelines. We are committed to supporting the behavioral health needs of the campus community and remain open and accessible. We can be reached on our main line at 667-214-1555. Staff is available for in-person, phone and telehealth options. Email Amy Johnson (amjohnso@som.umaryland.edu) directly for appointments, questions or additional concerns. Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands Stress management and active self-care are vital during this time of uncertainty. Use the following in response to crisis and to cope with a disaster: Take care of your body Eat healthy, […]

Reach Out for COVID-19 Help

The Employee Assistance Program, in conjunction with UMB, continues to monitor the situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 while following CDC protocol and guidelines. We are committed to supporting the behavioral health needs of the campus community and remain open and accessible to employees and family members. We can be reached on our main line at 667-214-1555. Staff is available for phone and secure telehealth video options. Email Amy Johnson (amjohnso@som.umaryland.edu) directly for appointments, questions or additional concerns. Stress Management and Self-Care Stress management and active self-care are vital during this time of uncertainty. Use the following in response to crisis and to cope with a disaster: Take care of […]

Tips for Working from Home While Parenting

It is insanely hard to parent full-time, work from home, and deal with mounting expenses in an unpredictable health pandemic. But we are going to give you some ideas for coping. Split the Work If You Can If you have a partner, tag team or split the tasks so each of you has specific areas to cover. You’ve maximized the nap times or kids’ favorite shows to squeeze out some time to concentrate. Realize “This too shall pass” and check your thoughts when you feel overwhelmed. You may need to take a break, breathe deeply, or if you have a partner, turn to them. Set “Open” and “Closed” Hours For […]

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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