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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

NY State Employee Assistance Program (EAP_

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SUNY Geneseo EAP Hotline


This confidential phone line is monitored regularly. 
Leave a message and our coordinator(s) will get back to you as soon as possible.


On campus?  Call x5740 directly.

NYS EAP Hotline



24/7 TEXT

textsmsText: GOT5 to 741-741
for emotional support

favorite EAP helps refer employees, partners, and their family members to services for a variety of work/life issues:

  • Health benefits information assistance 
  • Union resource assistance 
  • Child care & Elder care services
  • Assistance finding services available online due to COVID-19 (such as telemedicine)
  • Counseling & Mental Health
  • Addiction & Substance Abuse
  • Grief, Bereavement & Loss
  • Legal, Financial & Taxes
  • Housing,Transportation & Parking 
  • Workplace issues
  • Community and Consumer Services (examples have included food pantries, animal rescues,  electronics recycling, "I just moved here and am looking for a mechanic")
  • "I am really stressed out. I just need to speak to someone."
  • Self-Help & Useful Links

COVID-19 Support, Emotional, and Wellness Information

  • HeadSpace New Yorkers across the state can access a specially curated collection of science-backed, evidence-based guided meditations, along with at-home mindful workouts, sleep and kids' content to help address rising stress and anxiety. The collection will also feature Headspace co-founder and former Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe, who will share special video messages with the people of New York to help offer guidance, support and solidarity.
  • COVID-19 Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314
    The OMH Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling.
  • Printable Guide for Managing Stress During A Crisis  
  • Mental Health Resources During an Emergency
    People often experience anxiety, fear, and helplessness during an emergency. Know the signs and get help.
  • Tips for Mental WellnessHow to cope with stress and anxiety
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Geneseo's EAP Coordinator(s):

Leah Root, Publishing/Web Services Developer, Milne Library; Leah will not be our coordinator for the fall 2021 semester.

Until further notice, Tyshawn Myricks of Finger Lakes DDSO is covering for Leah. He will be the one to return your call. If you do not hear back from him in 24 hours, please call the NYS hotline at 1-800-822-0244 to be connected to a State EAP coordinator who can help you.

What is EAP?

The NYS Employee Assistance Program is a peer assistance program jointly sponsored by labor and management. NYS EAP provides confidential information, assessment, and referral services to NYS employees, their family members, and retirees. It also provides orientations and training for all employees, managers, supervisors, and union representatives on benefits and use of EAP.

What Does the EAP Coordinator Do? 

Your Coordinator will assist you in determining the nature of your problem and linking you with an appropriate referral.

New York State EAP
Work-Life Services
Self-Help Resources
Hotline Numbers

We are looking for additional EAP Coordinators!

Contact Laura Evans or Noreen Mazurowski for more information.

Coordinator Job Posting