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Counseling Services
Tredtin Hall 201
(808) 735-4845

Confidential counseling for individuals and couples are also available for all actively enrolled students at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Students are able to engage in intakes for ongoing counseling, single solution focused sessions, trauma treatment, individual counseling, telehealth counseling, and more therapeutic services as offered. Sessions range from 30 minutes to 60 minutes, depending on the needs of the student. If needed, referrals to off-campus mental health resources are available and can be provided through the Counseling Center. Crisis services continue to be available for students who are referred out. Our services assist students with, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, crisis intervention, self-esteem, loneliness, family concerns, interpersonal issues, time management, stress management, adjustments to college, identity issues, eating challenges, substance use issues, etc.

We are located in Tredtin Hall 201. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM. Services are available for undergraduate and graduate students. To inquire about beginning mental health counseling services, please contact the Counseling Center at (808) 735-4845 or send an e-mail to Same-day appointments are available during regular office hours; urgent mental health needs and crisis services will be prioritized, due to limited staff.

Staff/faculty that are enrolled as CUH students as a result of their university employment are directed to utilize the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for behavioral health needs.

Crisis Intervention

If you or someone you know are experiencing a crisis:

During business hours, students are instructed to reach out to the Counseling Center if they are experiencing a mental health emergency, or to call 988 or 911 if they are unable to reach the Counseling Center. If any student is experiencing a physical or medical condition, they should call 911, go to the nearest emergency department, or call Campus Security if on campus at Ph: 808-735-4792. The Counseling Center staff are generally able to return calls or respond to emails by the end of the business day. Same-day appointments are welcomed if appropriate, although the counseling staff may have scheduled appointments booked that day. Depending on the situation, staff may be able to accommodate the student in need of assistance.

After business hours, if you or someone else is experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency, please do one or more of the following: 

  • Contact: Campus Security at 808-735-4792 Call 911

  • Go to the nearest emergency department.

  • Hawaii CARES (also known as Crisis Line of Hawaii) at 808-832-3100. Anyone can call the Access Line 24-hours a day and request for Crisis Mobile Outreach (CMO) worker be sent to any location. On Oahu they promise a response time of 90 minutes or less. The person has to want help. The CMO worker will help address the immediate crisis needs and get the person hooked up with any state services they qualify for. A new person receives a crisis worker for 30 days who helps the person get set up with other services if needed.

  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Call or text 988 or chat online at In Hawaii, this number is answered by Hawaii CARES

  • Crisis Text Line at Text START to 741-741

  • Trevor Helpline for LGBTQ youth at 1-866-4U-TREVOR (488-7386) or text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 

  • Military One Source at 1-800-342-9647. 24/7 counseling hotline at no cost to service members and their families.

  • Veteran’s Crisis Line at 988 (press 1)

  • Trans Lifeline at 1-877-565-8860 or visit

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network, RAINN) at 1(800)656-4673

  • The Sex Abuse Treatment Center at (808) 524-7273

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1 (800) 799-7233 or go to to Live Chat 24/7/365 or text START to 88788