Students seek counseling for a variety of reasons. Counselors support and empower students to develop their potential, improve mental health and wellness, and define and achieve academic and personal goals.
These are some common concerns counselors help with:
School, work, family, friends! How do we do it all? 70% of students on campus reported experiencing significant stress last year.
Is stress affecting your mental health? Check with an anonymous online screening .
Family? Friends? Romance? Co-workers? Learn communication skills and develop new strategies to build the relationships you want.
View information about relationships and communication.
Adjustment / Coping with Life
We all experience ups and downs, and sometimes it's just nice to have a safe place to talk as we ride out the wave.
Heal from Loss
We provide resources and support to help you care for yourself during difficult times. Read about Grief and Loss.
Hawaiʻi Care Choices also provides free bereavement counseling for the community.
Crisis/ Trauma Support
You aren't alone. Whether you experience suicidal thoughts, intimate partner or dating violence, sexual assault, harassment, stalking, or are in some other form of crisis, we are a confidential resource here to serve you and support you in your decisions.
1 in 5 college students will experience a mental health disorder during college. Counseling can help you effectively manage ADHD, depression, panic or anxiety disorders, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, or other mental health conditions.