INFORMATION FOR STAFF REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

This page provides information for UCI staff related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This page is updated as new information becomes available. Please check back often.

TELEPHONIC AND VIRTUAL COUNSELING FOR ALL UCI EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILIES

To better support all UCI employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, our EAP, ComPsych Guidance Resource, partners have made available a designated team of senior clinicians that specialize in providing real-time support during times of crisis. ComPsych is also expertly equipped to address the specific the needs of campus and healthcare frontline workers.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Phone: (844) 824-3273

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – ComPsych® Guidance Resources »

UCI FACULTY/STAFF SUPPORT SERVICES

Contact UCI Faculty/Staff Support Services for free/confidential virtual individual or group consultation via Zoom and for assistance with connecting to resources and referrals. Psychoeducational workshops on a variety of mental health topics, critical incident debriefings, and short-term therapy or case management are also available virtually at this time.

You can reach Dr. Negar Shekarabi at 949-824-5208 or nshekara@uci.edu

HOST A VIRTUAL TRAINING FOR YOUR DEPARTMENT MEETING

EAP ComPsych is hosting a number of webinars related to COVID-19. In addition, they are available to design virtual meetings tailored to your unique organization, including a real-time Q&A session at no cost. These tailored meetings could cover COVID specific topics like:

  • Coping with Uncertainty About COVID-19
  • Managing Worry & Anxiety Amid COVID-19
  • Tools to Handle COVID-19-Related Stress
  • Self-Isolating Together During the Pandemic
  • Being an Effective Manager During COVID-19

View the full 2020 EAP Training Topic List and EAP Training Program Catalog.

To schedule, call (949) 824-0500 or email EEC@uci.edu, and the Employee Experience Center representative will connect you with an HR subject matter expert to help you coordinate your event.

NATIONAL SUICIDE HOTLINE

If you are feeling suicidal, go to the nearest Emergency Room or call the National Suicide hotline at 1-800-273-8255.