Maui Youth & Family Services’ popular Project Venture program has a focus on connecting youth with the community, learning cultural practices relative to local and international cultures, and preserving the environment. These positive, pro-social activities offer alternatives to substance use, and prevention education helps deter youth from experimenting with drugs and alcohol. This recent newsletter […]
MAKAWAO — Jud Cunningham, a longtime leader of the largest nonprofit mental health treatment provider on Maui, smiled when asked why he got into social work decades ago. “Being a service to others,” said the soon-to-be retired chief executive officer of Maui Behavioral Health Resources on Wednesday afternoon. “I always loved and always tried to […]
Maui Behavioral Health Resources announced the addition of two new board members following an installation ceremony at their annual meeting on June 22, 2023. David Jenkins and David Abelson, MD, will be joining the board effective July 1, 2023. David Jenkins, a longtime supporter of the organization, joined the board in hopes of using his business […]
As part of The Starbucks Foundation’s Neighborhood Grants program, Aloha House was selected to receive a $2,000 grant. This grant award is thanks to nominations from local Starbucks partners (employees) who recognized Aloha House’s work helping people with substance use and mental health issues on Maui. Read the full story on Maui Now.
Maui Youth & Family Services is the recipient of a $4,000 donation from th Ledocr Maui, LP, a division of Ledcor Group, as the company celebrates its 75th Anniversary. Pictured: Maui Behavioral Health Resources COO Nicole Hokoana, MYFS Program Director Michele Maalea, Ledcor Maui staff, including Senior Vice President Eric Gerlach, Development Associate Casey Lamb, […]
Aloha! As we head into the holiday season, we know that this can be a challenging time for many. Family stressors, economic challenges and a heightened overall anxiety, due to the pandemic and its effects, can make it difficult to get through every day. And, unfortunately, many turn to substance use during this time. For […]
The 30th anniversary of National Addiction Professional Day comes at a time when overdose rates are soaring across the country. At Maui Behavioral Health Resources, we celebrate all of our staff who go the extra mile. Read more in Maui Now.
Thanks to Makawao Merchants, the Maui Police Department, Maui Behavioral Health Resources and volunteers, International Overdose Awareness Day was observed August 31st on Maui to bring attention to the message that overdose death is preventable. Read the story on Maui Now.
Randol Leach (left) with Judge Peter Cahill. Maui Now | July 10, 2022 Maui Behavioral Health announced the installation of Randol Leach as a new member of the organization’s board of directors, effective July 1, 2022. Leach is a Financial Consultant with Maui Investment Services. The ceremony was conducted by Judge Peter Cahill at the […]
Maui Now | June 26, 2022 Malama Family Recovery Center will receive a grant of $90,000 per year for two years from the Nuestro Futuro Foundation to support a pilot project of the new Supplemental Treatment Program (STP). These funds will provide training and tools for providers using brain and body therapies, including some neuroscience […]