Employees may use their employee assistance program (EAP) benefits to help manage any anxiety or any uncertainty they are experiencing related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our EAP service also covers parent/child relationships, marital or couple relationships, drug or alcohol abuse, concerns for a friend or family member, self-esteem struggles, and much more. To access EAP call 800-327-4692 or use the online chat option.
Your Life Iowa is another free resource provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health. Visit this site if you, or a loved one, is facing alcohol, drugs, gambling, or mental health problems.
UNI's MyQuickCoach Managing Anxiety and Work Strategies web page has strategies for calming fears, how to stay positive in a stressful situation, and best practices when working remotely.
Employees may utilize virtual office visits through Doctor on Demand to speak to a board certified physician, or team of psychiatrists/psychologists. There is no copay for employees and family members covered under the UNI health insurance plans until August 31, 2020. To learn more, visit the Doctor on Demand support web page.
In the event of a medical emergency, including emergency mental health (danger to self and/or others) call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room (ER).