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.
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.