Manage Stress

Improve your ability to handle stressful situations by reaching out to your Employee Assistance (EA) consultant. Learn strategies and techniques to help you cope with and manage your stress.

Contact an Expert

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Phone: 716-645-4461

Email: ub-eap@buffalo.edu

Employee Assistance (EA) Consultants

Susan Bagdasarian

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-645-8167

Email: sb14@buffalo.edu

Deborah Hard

Director

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-645-4460

Email: dahard@buffalo.edu

Neil McGillicuddy

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-887-2498

Email: nm23@buffalo.edu

Other Opportunities To Improve Your Well-Being and Manage Your Stress

Support Groups

Get support from your peers to improve your well-being. Designed to provide emotional, educational and social support through regularly scheduled meetings, support groups help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Building social support will help your ability to maintain or improve your overall personal, physical and emotional health while dealing with real life issues.

Current Support Groups

Caregiver

Caregivers of aging parents and loved ones meet for support, resources and ways to manage the everyday demands of caregiving. For more information, contact:

Susan Bagdasarian

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-645-8167

Email: sb14@buffalo.edu

Working Parents

Get support balancing work and family. Moms & dads are welcome. For more information, contact:

Deborah Hard

Director

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-645-4460

Email: dahard@buffalo.edu

Workplace Stress

Everyone has stress at work. If it seems overwhelming, meet with others for support and ideas to cope. For more information, contact:

Neil McGillicuddy

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-887-2498

Email: nm23@buffalo.edu

Training

Attend a training to improve your well-being. Free workshops are offered to all UB employees on each of the UB campuses during the Fall and Spring semesters, and during the summer.  Workshops are led by professionals expert on the topic, and participants are typically highly satisfied with the workshops they attend.  UB employees may attend workshops during their work time, provided that they have received supervisory approval. Suggestions for training topics are always welcome.

EAP Wellness and Health Trainings

12/8/17
Reduce stress and anxiety by learning this meditation technique.
12/8/17
Leave your stress behind: Discover and explore a myriad of techniques, resources and information proven to reduce your stress.
12/8/17
Learn about estate planning, medicaid planning and common asset projection tools in this lunch-time series.
12/8/17
Please join us for another UB EAP Self Care experience! Deborah A. Hard of UB’s Employee Assistance Program starts the day by guiding us on how to fuel our positivity tanks through cultivating more happiness and positive emotion in our lives.
12/8/17
Feeling frazzled? Finding the pressures of work and family overwhelming at times? In this workshop, you will learn simple, enjoyable tools to reduce your stress and anxiety.

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