Bullying Prevention Programs in Hawaii:
Adult Friends for Youth promotes educational achievement and offers a prescription of hope for significantly reducing poverty and destructive behaviors among high risk youth.
Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs children (“Littles”) with carefully screened and trained volunteer mentors (“Bigs”)
CEEDs of Peace uses a 360º approach to raising peacebuilding leaders.
Parks and Recreation, City and County of Honolulu enhances the lifestyle and quality of life for the people of Oahu through active and passive recreational opportunities.
Coalition for a Drug Free Hawaii Family Programs:
Provide family strengthening services to prevent drug abuse and its effects on children and their families.
GLSEN Hawaii strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Hawaii Afterschool Alliance is a network of individuals and organizations dedicated to supporting and advancing sustainable, quality afterschool and summer learning programs
Hawaii Foster Youth Coalition: Youth-led organization statewide that provides education on the needs of foster youth, self-advocacy skills training, resources for current and former foster youth ages 14-24.
The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE)
Their mission is to improve the quality of life for Native Hawaiians through community partnerships that provide educational opportunities and promote self-sufficiency.
Kids Hurt Too Hawaii: peer support, youth mentoring, trauma and grief education, crisis intervention.
Lavender Clinic: calendar of free groups for LGBTQI youth and families. Also provide counseling, health care services, education and events for all groups in Hawaii.
Mediation Center of the Pacific: helping people talk, negotiate and resolve conflict creatively.
Mental Health America of Hawaii's Pono Youth Program aims to reduce risk and cultivate resiliency in the young people of Hawaii.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): NAMI Programs are for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness. We in Hawaii are committed to offering community-focused education, support, and advocacy programs for family caregivers within our community at large.
Parents and Children Together: dedicated to serving Hawaii's socio-economically challenged individuals and families .
Roy Sakuma Ukulele Studios: One of Hawaii's foremost ukulele schools on O'ahu, annual ukulele festival, school presentations, community peace building.
Sex Abuse Treatment Center: confidential crisis intervention, legal system advocacy- support, counseling, and medical services for sexual assault victims. Prevention education in schools and the community.
Shakatown: state network to connect and help youth who are or were in Hawaii's foster care system.
Surfrider Spirit Sessions match at-risk youth with volunteer surf mentors and use surfing as a metaphor for how they can live better lives.
Teen Alert Program (TAP808): outreach and education for healthy relationships and teen dating violence, program of the Domestic Violence Action Center.
Teen Link Hawaii: youth empowerment, outreach and education program sponsored by the Coalition for a Drug Free Hawaii
808youth.com: Your online connection to additional youth services across the state.
Bullying Prevention Resources
for the State of Hawaii:
Locally Made PSA's:
“Bullying Hurts” by Hawaii Families as Allies
“Stop Cyber Bullying” by Searider Productions
Equality Hawaii: advocacy organization dedicated to securing full equality for Hawwi'i LGBT people and their ohana.
Finding Help: A Consumer Guide to Mental Health Services in the State of Hawaii
Finding Help Phone List: A Human Services Directory for the State of Hawaii - A compilation of agencies and programs that offer a comprehensive range of services.
Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence engages communities and organizations to end domestic violence through education, advocacy, and action for social justice.
Hawaii Youth Services Network: a statewide coalition of youth-serving organizations and a Pacific Islands Training and Technical Assistance Center.
HE'E-Hui for Excellence in Education: a statewide coalition working collaboratively to improve public education in Hawaii.
Prevention Resource Center by the Coalition for a Drug Free Hawaii serves as Hawaii’s center for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention educational materials and resources.
Shakatown: learn about the LGBTQ community and commit to creating a safe and respectful environment for all people.
State of Hawaii, Department of Education
Hawaii State Department of Education Anti-Bullying Work
Bullying: What students should know and can do
For Educators, Parents and Guardians:
Growing Pono Schools Resource List, PSA's and Curriculum
Bullying: What parents and families
should know and can do
State of Hawaii, Department of Health:
For Parents and Guardians:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division: for information about obtaining Behavioral Healthcare for your child.
Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Health Report:
Department of Health's inaugural health report on Hawai'i’s Sexual and Gender Minority communities.
Hawaii Prevention Resource Center: Resources for Supporting LGBTQ Children, Youth and Families
Maternal and Child Health Branch: statewide system of services to reduce health disparities for women, children, and families of Hawaii.
Project Laulima: support for children and youth with both mental health needs and developmental disabilities
Need help? Use the numbers below to speak to someone, chat or text:
Crisis Text Line
text 'HELLO' or 'START' to 741-741
Crisis Line of Hawaii
Neighbor Islands 1-800-753-6879
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline