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Counseling Services

UH West O'ahu offers free and confidential mental health services for all enrolled students. Services are provided by a qualified mental health professional and include individual and group therapy, couples counseling, and psychological assessment. Walk-in appointments are welcome and participation is completely voluntary. General inquiries about health and wellness are encouraged.

Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Accommodations will be made for students who need to schedule appointments outside of normal business hours. Call (808) 689-2678 to schedule an appointment or visit room B127 in the UH West O'ahu Library for more information.


Counseling Services
University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu
91-1001 Farrington Highway, Room B127
Kapolei, HI 96707
(808) 689-2678
taketas@hawaii.edu

WHEN TO GET HELP

If you have general mental health questions, desire health information or simply do not feel you are living up to your full potential, call (808) 689-2678 for a confidential consultation. Be sure to make an immediate appointment with UH West O'ahu Counseling Services if

  • as a result of psychological issues, family problems, or other life stressors, there is a significant decline in your ability to function at work or school.
  • you have had recent thoughts of suicide or wish you were dead.
  • you are afraid you may not be able to control your impulse to hurt someone else.
  • there are noticeable changes in your appetite or sleeping patterns.
  • you have or have had a previous mental health diagnosis or if you have ever taken psychotropic medications.
  • your anxiety makes it difficult or uncomfortable to socialize or establish friendships.
  • you have a loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities.
  • you feel distress.
  • you have unusual experiences that you cannot rationally explain.
  • people important to you have expressed recent concerns about your substance abuse.

WELLNESS GROUPS

In addition to individual therapy and psychological consultations, UH West O'ahu Counseling Services offers wellness groups. Call (808) 689-2678 if you are interested in the following groups

  • LGBIQ
  • Social anxiety
  • Second wind (for students over 30)
  • Trauma survivors
  • Survivors of domestic violence
  • College Christians
  • Unhealthy relationships: breaking harmful patterns
  • Single parents
  • Low self-esteem
  • Recovering addicts
  • Caretakers group
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)
National 24/7 crisis line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

Hawaii State Department of Health's Access Line
Hawaiʻi 24/7 crisis line Oʻahu 832-3100
Neighbor Islands Toll Free: 1-800-753-6879

Trevor Helpline
National 24/7 hotline for LGBTQ youth
1-866-4U-TREVOR (488-7386)

Military One Source
24/7 hotline provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to service members and their families
Stateside: 1-800-342-9647
Overseas: 1-800-3429-6477

Sex Abuse 24 Hour Hotline
(808) 524-7273
http://satchawaii.com/default.aspx

Domestic Violence Action Center
(808) 531-3771
www.stoptheviolence.org

Suicide and Crisis Center
(808) 832-3100 Oʻahu
1-800-753-6879 Neighbor Islands

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE(4673)
https://ohl.rainn.org/online/