Student Health and Wellness Programs

February 2021 Stall Talk

Student Health and Wellness Programs

Stall Talk: Eating Disorder Awareness

‘O ka ikaika o ka mana‘o me ke kino. (Be strong in mind and body.)

What is an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses. It can impact people of all genders, ages, races, religions,ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes,and weights that affects one's body image.

What is Body Image?
Body Image encompasses your internal image and attitude towards your physical body. When Body image becomes distorted or negative, it can affect your self-esteem and overall well-being.

Individuals with a negative body image have a greater likelihood of developing an eating disorder or experiencing other mental illness.

How to create a positive relationship with your body:

  • Appreciate what your body can do
  • Practice positive affirmations
  • Exercise on a regular basis
  • Surround yourself with positive people
  • Do something nice for yourself
  • Seek therapy or support groups

Want to check in? Complete the eating disorder screener.

Black History Month 2021
This year's theme is: The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. Take the time to honor those who fought through adversity and celebrate their strength,journey, and success for the month of February. For more resources, visit

UH Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Harassments and Gender Based Violence

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings are available at the tip of your fingers. Scan the codes and check in on yourself! Ulifeline screens the most common mental health conditions that college students face and connects them with resources. These online resources are confidential and can be completed at your own pace. If you wish to speak with someone further, please contact Counseling Services at (808) 932-7465 or email:

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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