Faculty & Staff: Managing Anxiety about Coronavirus

PAFA is committed to preserving and maintaining the health and safety of all members of its community. We do recognize that this is a challenging time for our community, the nation, and the world as we respond to COVID-19 and the uncertainty surrounding it.

If you would like to speak with a counselor or mental health professional about any fear or anxiety you are experiencing:

  • Doctor On Demand is available to faculty and staff participants of PAFA health plans. Doctor On Demand can provide video access to hand-picked, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists directly through a smartphone, tablet, or computer 24/7, nights and weekends. Users can download the Doctor On Demand app from the App Store or Google Play, or they can access care at doctorondemand.com.

  • Penn Behavioral Health, PAFA’s Employee Assistance Program, is available to all faculty and staff for confidential support. Telephone consultations and appointments for office visits at the Penn Behavioral can be made by calling (888) 321–4433 or by visiting pennbehavioralhealth.org.

Last Updated
March 11, 2020 - 9:13 AM

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Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.