Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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?
EAP Coordinators are SUNY Geneseo employees who have volunteered to support their colleagues. If you call the SUNY Geneseo EAP hotline and leave a message, one of the two Coordinators will respond to your call within 24 hours (with the exception of weekends and holidays). It's important to leave a voice message as the EAP hotline is not actively monitored.
Coordinators will listen and ask questions, and ultimately refer the employee to services for the employee to get assistance.
Please note that if you need to speak with someone immediately, please call the NYS EAP Hotline at 1-800-822-0244.
SUNY Geneseo EAP Coordinators
SUNY Geneseo EAP Coordinators are here to help!
Alana Nuth and Lee M. Pierce are currently serving as EAP Coordinators at SUNY Geneseo.
NYS EAP coordinators must keep all information confidential unless they have written permission from the client to disclose the information. There are three exceptions to the confidentiality requirement:
- The information is required to be disclosed by law, Executive Order, or agency work rule
- There is reasonable belief a client's conduct places the client, or another person, in imminent threat of bodily harm. Imminent threat is present if there is reasonable belief the threat is an immediate threat of physical harm
- There is reasonable belief to suspect that child abuse has been or will be committed. This includes physical, emotional, and psychological abuse, and neglect