Welcome to United Self-Help

United Self-Help is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote mental health through education and mutual support.

We’ve provided a number of resources here to help you help yourself. Check out our Calendar to find group meetings and other activities.

Watch our TV show

Mental Health Matters is a show covering various mental health topics, including prevention, coping and recovery. Usually on Wednesday or Thursday on Olelo channel 54. Watch now (search for “mental health”) or check the Olelo TV schedule.

For earlier news, visit the Newsletter Archive

NEW The Anxiety Breakroom

United Self-Help offers:

Online Support Groups this week

We have 3 online meetings

  • Anxiety and Depression support group every Monday at 6:00 PM
  • United Self-Help support group every Tuesday at 1:00 PM
  • Writers in Recovery on first and third Wednesday of each month at 3:30 PM

You can join a meeting by computer or smartphone with the zoom app, or dial in on any phone.

Join Zoom Meeting: click this link if this is your first time using zoom.

Zoom Meeting link

If you already have the zoom app on your computer or smartphone:
Click or tap Join a Meeting
Meeting ID: 905 476 4569
Password: 808
Click Join With Video

By phone: Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 905 476 4569
Password: 808

One tap mobile
+16699006833,,9054764569#,,1#,808# US (San Jose)
+12532158782,,9054764569#,,1#,808# US (Tacoma)

If you need help connecting with the meeting, please call David at 779-0584

Anxiety and Depression support group.

Anxiety and depression group: every Monday 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. The itinerary is the following for each week:

  1. understanding anxiety
  2. getting started- simple tips
  3. making an anxiety/depression profile
  4. sharing of profiles and discussion
  5. changing anxious thinking
  6. developing an exposure plan
  7. sharing and discussing exposure experience
  8. how to maintain these skills/exposure #2
  9. sharing and discussion of last week
  10. final discussion- certificates

In each week we will do weekly door prizes, a special prize for those who complete the half way mark and certificates of completion and possibly a party at the end (if Covid allows)

United Self-Help Support Group

Please join us for a weekly virtual support group, every Tuesday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. The support group will be focused on various topics relating to stress management and mindfulness during the COVID-19 pandemic and state quarantine. FREE MEDITATION TOO!

Need someone to talk to?

Call (808) 947-5558 on Oahu
or toll free from the Neighbor Islands:
1-866-866-HELP (1-866-866-4357)

Talk to a fellow consumer on the warm line. The warm line is for mental health consumers who would like someone to talk with. If you get a recording, leave a message. Our lines fill up fast, we’ll call you back. Hours will be from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM seven days a week.

United Self-Help partners with the National Institute of Mental Health to inform the public about mental health disorders, reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness, and increase the public’s awareness of the importance of basic and clinical research in advancing knowledge of the brain and behavior.