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

New Year’s Resolution-Finances!

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to get a better handle on money matters in your life?  The EAP can help.  Please visit the financial page on this website and enter KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education).  One you enter the KOFE portal, you can talk with certified financial counselors who can help you.  Let us know how it worked out for you! We would love to hear about it!

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Reiki will be offered in the EAP January-July 2017

What is Reiki? Definition Reiki is a form of therapy that uses simple hands-on, no-touch, and visualization techniques, with the goal of improving the flow of life energy in a person. Reiki (pronounced ray-key) means “universal life energy” in Japanese, and Reiki practitioners are trained to detect and alleviate problems of energy flow on the physical, emotional, and spiritual level. Reiki touch therapy is used in much the same way to achieve similar effects that traditional massage therapy is used—to relieve stress and pain, and to improve the symptoms of various health conditions. Purpose Reiki claims to provide many of the same benefits as traditional massage therapy, such as reducing […]

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Grief Support Group, March 2017

The EAP has had such a positive response from the Grief Support Groups we have run, we decided to have another one in the Spring. The new Grief Support Group will begin in March 20, 2017 and run for 10 weeks.  It will be held at noon.  If you are interested in registering, or if you have questions, please either call the EAP at 667.214.1555 or email us at mmccarre@som.umaryland.edu  

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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).