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Self-Help

Explore helpful online, campus and community resources that provide information on mental health topics. BYU–Hawaii Counseling Services does not endorse any particular resource, rather, the information provided should be used as a guide for exploration and understanding.

Online Screening
Helpful Apps
Gospel Centered Resources
Crisis
Online Self-Help Library

Take a quick anonymous survey to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional. Screenings are available for depression, anxiety, bipolar, traumatic stress, drug use, alcohol use, eating disorders, and gambling.

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Depression and Anxiety


Develop a personalized plan for sustainable healing, connect to a community of people for support, and use the daily tracker to identify patterns and celebrate improvements.
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Daily Mood Tracker


Track mood and activities to help you understand your habits better and to create patterns to become more productive. Use beautiful charts and yearly stats to turn your life around.
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Relaxation, Sleep, and Stress Management


Learn to meditate and live mindfully to reduce stress, stay focused, and boost compassion.
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Urges to Self-Harm


The urge to self-harm is like a wave. Learn to ride the wave using these activities: comfort, distract, express yourself, release, random, and breathe. Based on basic DBT principles.
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Suicidal Thoughts


There is hope and a life to look forward to, even in your darkest moments. Define your network and your plan to stay safe. Be prepared to help yourself and reach out to others when you are having thoughts of suicide.
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Substance Abuse Recovery


Develop a personalized plan for long lasting recovery from substances, explore root contributors to your substance use, learn customized strategies to respond in difficult moments, access a community of people seeking recovery, and use the daily tracker to identify areas of vulnerability, visualize improvements, and celebrate victories.
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Pornography


Develop a personalized plan for long lasting freedom from pornography, explore root contributors to compulsive behaviors, learn customized strategies to respond in difficult moments, access a community of people on the same path, and use the battle tracker to identify areas of vulnerability, visualize improvements, and celebrate victories.
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Insomnia


For those who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits. It will help you in learning about sleep, developing positive sleep routines, and improving your sleep environment.
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Sitting on the Bench: Thoughts on Suicide Prevention
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Abuse is the neglect or mistreatment of others in such a way that causes physical, emotional, or sexual harm. It goes against the teachings of the Savior. The Lord condemns abusive behavior in any form.
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Sister Reyna I. Aburto, October 2019 General Conference
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David Dickson, December 2019 Ensign
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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, October 2013 General Conference “
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Counseling Services provides crisis response to students who are experiencing mental health emergencies. If you, or someone you know, is threatening to hurt themselves or others call the BYUH Department of Public Safety (808) 675-3911 or 911 immediately.

During Business Hours

If you need to speak with a counselor or if you are concerned about a student and would like to consult with a counselor please call Counseling Services at (808) 675-3518. If you would prefer to talk to a counselor in person, you are welcome to walk in for immediate assistance. Counseling Services is open Monday thru Friday from 8 am - 5 pm.

After Hours (On-Campus Students)

If you live on campus and need to reach a crisis outreach counselor after 5 pm, call the BYUH Department of Public Safety at (808) 675-3911. The on-call crisis outreach counselor will respond to after hour calls.

After Hours (Off-Campus Students)


Counseling Services does not provide after-hours crisis outreach for students off-campus. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone, you may call the Crisis Line of Hawai’i at (808) 832-3100. For emergencies you may call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Report a Concern

For concerns regarding harm to self or others, you may submit a report to the BYU-H Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT). This reporting system is NOT a 911 or Emergency Service! Do not use this site to report events presenting an immediate threat to life or property.

Local Hotline

Crisis Line of Hawaii can be reached at (808) 832-3100. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk with a trained and experienced professional.

National Hotlines