Balancing working from home and caring for your children? Feeling overwhelmed with the current news cycle? You are not alone. UBC’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) resources, provided by Morneau-Shepell, are available for staff, faculty, and their eligible dependents to help navigate through these challenging times.
- Professional Counselling Services: The current situation may be bringing up many new feelings, challenges, or concerns. Through EFAP you can talk to a professional counsellor over the phone or through email or video counselling. Access these services – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – by calling 1-800-387-4765 or through First Chat, an instant online chat service.
- WorkLife Support Services: If you have questions about eating healthy, financial support, or topics related to family support, call and request a WorkLife Service. These consultations are done over the telephone and with a professional in the specified field.
- Updated online resources: To learn more about COVID-19 and ways to protect yourself (mentally and physically) check out the articles and infographics on the EFAP website under the COVID-19 resources tab. (Note: To register please use the “University of British Columbia” as the organization name.)
Additional information available on EFAP website without registering: