Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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SUNY Geneseo EAP Hotline 585-245-5740
This confidential phone line is monitored regularly. 
Leave a message and our coordinators will get back to you as soon as possible.

On campus?  Call x5740 directly.

NYS EAP Hotline


24/7 TEXT

Text: GOT5 to 741-741
for emotional support

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 Wellness
    How to cope with stress and anxiety
    (Español | বাংলা | 中文 | Р УС С К И Й | Kreyòl Ayisyen | 한국어를)
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    988 is the three-digit number that connects people to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The service is for anyone who is suicidal, experiencing a mental health or substance-use related crisis, and/or experiencing any kind of emotional distress.


Additional Resources

Geneseo's EAP Coordinators

SUNY Geneseo EAP Coordinators are here to help! 

Call the hotline to get assistance from the current EAP Coordinators: Lee M. Pierce (Communication) and Alana Nuth (Library).

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.