Student Health and Wellness Programs

September 2019 Stall Talk

Student Health and Wellness Programs

September is Suicide Prevention Month!

Some Suicide Warning Signs:

  • Appearing depressed or sad most of the time
  • Talking about suicide or wanting to end their life
  • Isolating from family and friends
  • Feeling worthless, ashamed, or rejected
  • Losing interest in favorite activities
  • Giving away valued possessions
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Disheveled physical appearance


  • 9/3 from 12-2 p.m. in SSC E-203 (Open House: Food & activities)
  • 9/4 & 24 from 2-3:30 p.m. in SSC W-201 (QPR Suicide Prevention Training)
  • 9/6 from 9-4 p.m. in Rose R Tseng (BASICS Alcohol Skills Training)
  • 9/10 from 1-4 p.m. in Library Library Lanai (Sign Making & Waving)
  • 9/11 from 10-2 p.m. in Library Library Lanai (Lei Making & Meditation)
  • 9/12 at 12:30 p.m. in CC 301 (Community of Hei)
  • 9/18 from 2-4:30 p.m. in Library Lanai (Main Event: Performances)
  • 9/22 at 4:15AM at Bookstore (Bradda Sista Project with shuttle to mauna)
  • 9/25 from 12-4 p.m. in SLC (Fitness Day Fair)
  • 10/4 from 5-9 p.m. in PAC (Film Screening: Kissed By God)

If you are concerned that someone may be thinking about suicide:

  • Invite them to talk with you
  • Listen to what they say without judging
  • Stay with them
  • Walk them to Counseling Services
  • Submit a concern to CARE team

Suicide is preventable; we're in this together.

Pūpūkāhi I Holomua
(By working together we make progress.)
- ʻŌlelo Noʻeau

If you are feeling depressed, talk to a friend, professor or staff. We're all here for each other. Reach out to someone today. It could save their life.

In an emergency:
Call 911 or
Campus Security:
(808) 974-7911 (x7911 campus phone)

Crisis Line of Hawaiʻi:
1-(800) 753-6879
(Available 24-hours, 7 days a week)

Hawaiʻi Crisis Text Line:
Text "ALOHA" to 741741

YWCA 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline:
(808) 935-0677

Counseling Services:
(808) 932-7465
SSC E-203

Student Medical Services :
(808) 932-7369
CC 212

UH Hilo Care Team:
Christopher Holland , Dean of Students

UH Hilo Title IX Office:
Jenna Waipa
(808) 932-7642

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