During the COVID-19 pandemic NYS residents can contact the Office of Mental Health for support:
OMH Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314 *
The 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. 

NYS Employee Assistance Program Video

The SUNY Oswego Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a worksite-based program designed to help employees deal with the everyday issues involved in balancing work and life, as well as more serious problems that may impact work performance. EAP services are confidential, voluntary, and offered at no cost to employees and their families.

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Employees and their family members can turn to EAP for help with many personal and work-related issues including:

Family Assistance
  • Child Care, Parenting
  • Domestic Issues
  • Elder Care
  • Relationships/Marital Problems

Health and Wellbeing
  • Addiction
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Substance abuse
    • Gambling
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional Issues/Emotional Support
  • Physical Illness
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Physical, emotional or sexual abuse
  • Stress

  • Will
  • Divorce, Child Custody
  • Financial, Bankruptcy

Work/Career Issues

EAP can help you with concerns about any workplace issue. You can call the EAP for advice if you are worried about a coworker or manager’s behavior or state of mind, or for a consultation if you need impartial help thinking through a difficult workplace problem.

Life Changes
  • Grief/Loss
  • Housing
  • Retirement


At any time, from any location, employees can access several resources designed to help them understand, manage and improve their health.


EAP Committee

Mangala Nanthakumar, EAP Coordinator
Elizabeth Keida, EAP Wellness Ambassador
Jenny Grass, EAP Chairperson
Steven Abraham
Graig Arcuri
Jennifer Cook
Trinity Engle
Courtney Gazda
Marie Gerhardt
Theresa Giordano
Ellen Gooch
Jennie Hoffman
Rebecca Kempney
Andrew Ohstrom
Cassandra Para
Jordan Perry
Shelly Sloan
Nicole Stephensen
Adam Sweeney
Joey Tse
Honghua Zhao


If you need assistance from the Employee Assistance Program Coordinator, Mangala Nanthakumar, please call 1-315-312-5546.  If you need assistance after hours or on weekends you can call 1-800-822-0244, which is staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.