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Aʻoaʻo Pili Ola Counseling Services

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Aloha & E Komo Mai! Hello and welcome!

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Click the image above to meet staff members Kerith, Andrew, and Emily.

Counseling Services develops and delivers counseling, consulting, prevention and outreach services for the UH Hilo community that empower students to achieve personal and academic goals.

Our services are grounded in:

compassion_noun_project Aloha - Compassion. Empathy. Relationship.
Lokahi_Circle flower with 6 balanced lobes Lokahi - Balanced. Holistic.
Malama_image of plant growing out of mind Malama - To cultivate growth.

We are committed to being:

magnifying glass image Intentional - Evidence-based. Effective. Community collaborators.
person in the middle of a circle Individualized - Multicultural. Inclusive. Authentic.
person with weights balanced Ethical - Confidential. Safe. Respectful. Responsible.

We seek to be sensitive to students of diverse needs and cultures, backgrounds, ages, and abilities, and to be LGBTQ+ affirming.

For Academic Advising, please call (808) 932-7776.

Hawaiʻi Community College students: please contact Mental Wellness and Personal Development Service at (808) 934-2706 to make an appointment.
Visit them at Hale Aloha 105 during walk-in hours: MWF 11-12 pm or TR 12:30-2 pm

Suicide Prevention Lifeline Logo call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

24 Hour Crisis Text Line 741-741 Text "HELLO" or "ALOHA"

YWCA Sexual Assault Support Services
24 Hour Crisis Line
(808) 935-0677

Crisis Line of Hawaii 24 Hour Support

Ulifeline Online resource for college mental health

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Counseling Services are free and confidential for all UH Hilo students.
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