Faculty Support Resources

Faculty & Staff Mental Health CareEmployee Assistance Program (Guidance Resources)Medical Coverage Behavioral Health BenefitsCampus Assault Resources & Education (CARE)Worklife & WellnessConflict Resolution Services

The Coordinator of Faculty & Staff Mental Health Care provides consultative services & support to resolve behavioral health issues, serves as a primary crisis intervention resource to facilitate and coordinate appropriate resources, provides time-limited case management for individual employees, and develops and implements instructional training & materials to assist in the promotion of mental well-being for all UCI and UC Irvine Health faculty & staff.

Negar Shekarabi, Psy.D. – Coordinator
: nshekara@uci.edu
: 949.824.5208

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential benefit that can help address personal or work-related issues faced by UCI faculty, staff, retirees and dependents at both the UCI Campus and UC Irvine Health. This service, staffed by experienced clinicians, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

: 844.824.3273

UC’s medical coverage includes behavioral health benefits for mental health services and substance abuse treatment. Members can use their behavioral health benefits for sessions with counselors, psychologists or psychiatrists to address issues.

Susan Pihl – Director of Benefits
: 949.824.9151
: spihl@uci.edu

UCI CARE provides free and confidential support services to members of the UCI community impacted by sexual assault, relationship abuse, and family violence and/or stalking.

: 949.824.7273
: care@uci.edu

Supports employees & retirees in achieving a more balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Dyan Hall – Manager
: 949.824.5429
: dyhall@uci.edu

Confidential services available to staff and faculty who wish to discuss work-related concerns.

Njeeri Wa Ngugi – Director
: 949.824.8355
: nngugi@uci.edu

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