State offers ‘one-stop’ crisis hotline

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 in Capitol Connection, Featured
Help is available for those who need to quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19, as well as anyone who is in crisis because of mental health or substance use issues.

Help is available for those who need to quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19, as well as anyone who is in crisis because of mental health or substance use issues.

If you need crisis support, including help with COVID-19 isolation and quarantine, access to mental health resources and substance use treatment, Hawai‘i CARES is just a call away. The newly expanded “one-stop” hotline at 832-3100 or 1(800)753-6879 will connect you to advice and resources. “We’re here to listen and help you get through the challenges of the pandemic and beyond,” said program director Kathryn Boyer. The initiative is a partnership with the state Department of Health and the UH Mānoa’s School of Social Work.

Read more in the September Capitol Connection newsletter

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