This guide was created by Nargis Sultana inFall 2021while she was taking a Cultural Competency in Healthcare course in the Public Health doctoral program at UH Mānoa. Currently working towards her PhD, Nargis has a Masterʻs degree in Library & Information Science from UH Mānoa.
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What's in this guide?
This guide was created to help the University of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu community to expose to a variety of resources in mental health and wellbeing.
Starting Your Research
Reference sources, like encyclopedias and dictionaries, are a great place to start your research because their articles provide a broad overview of your topic. From these sources, you can extract keywords for further searching.
The example of keywords
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Mental health counseling
Mental health education
Mental health services
This list is not exhaustive but is intended to give you an idea of what is available.
The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu believes that a healthy lifestyle contributes to the success of its students. Explore the free and confidential programs and services we offer to students, faculty, and staff.
UH West Oʻahu promotes awareness of health and wellness activities and supports the needs of its students in their quest to create and maintain healthy, well-balanced lifestyles.
The Pueo Fitness Center sits off the side of the Nāulu Center, packing state-of-the-art exercise machines and free weights into its 500 square feet. It features Freemotion Fitness machines designed for cardio and strength include state-of-the-art pulley machines, treadmills (one of which can be adjusted to a 30-degree incline), free weights, and two bikes. The fitness center also serves as the home for UH West Oʻahu’s Intramurals Sports, Fitness and Wellness program.
Mental Health America of HawaiʻiThe mission of Mental Health America of Hawaii is to promote mental wellness through education, advocacy, and service. We endeavor to reduce the stigma of mental illness and improve the overall care, treatment and empowerment of those with mental illnesses – children, adults, elders – and their families.
Mental Health LiteracyUnderstand: What are Mental Disorders? What is Brain Injury? What is Stigma? We need to know as much about our minds as we do our bodies.
OnTrack HawaiʻiOnTrack Hawai‘i is an early intervention program designed for teens and young adults who are experiencing unusual thoughts and behaviors or have started hearing or seeing things that others don’t. Our team helps people achieve their goals for school, work, and relationships.