May is Mental Health Awareness Month — Local help is available

The Lahaina News | May 20, 2022 With mental health entering more of our daily conversations, the national organization Mental Health America wants the public to have a solid foundation of knowledge about mental health. To that end, it is providing helpful tools, definitions and resources for Mental Health Awareness Month this May. Locally, the […]

Aloha House partners with Aloha Ke Akua to promote Mental Health Awareness

Maui Now| May 19, 2022 Aloha Ke Akua Clothing Company is partnering with the nonprofit rehabilitation center, Aloha House, to raise funds and awareness during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The clothing company has created a specially designed t-shirt to help raise funds for Aloha House, Maui’s only licensed residential treatment program that helps […]

Holiday Treats for Malama Family Recovery Center Keiki

Kula resident Linda Vincent recently learned about the services provided at Mālama Family Recovery Center, and went out of her way to make the holidays very special for the children there. She handcrafted dozens of  holiday themed pillow cases, so that each child could receive a personal pillow case for the holiday.  Read the full […]

MBHR Board Member Wins Humanitarian Award

Volunteer Mason Williams named Humanitarian Award winner of the year by the Maui Non Profit Directors Association for his “countless hours ensuring that nonprofits have the resources and governance needed for their sustained success.” Williams was recognized at the association’s virtual leadership awards and annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 21, streamed from Maui Economic Opportunity in […]

Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos’ Gift Makes Big Impact at Mālama Family Recovery Center

Malama Family Recovery Center (MFRC) recently received a personal donation from Amazon founder and Executive Chair Jeff Bezos.   This donation will provide funding to support MFRC’s therapeutic living program, a residential substance use treatment program for pregnant and parenting women. The only program on Maui where young children and infants can live with their […]

In the News: Partner Agencies Receive Accreditation

We are pleased to announce MBHR’s partner agencies Aloha House, Malama Family Recovery Center, and Maui Youth & Family Services successfully received reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Read the full story in Maui Now.

In the News: Welcoming New Board Member Lauri Calkins, PhD.

We are excited to announce that Lauri Calkins, PhD., joined the board of directors for Maui Behavioral Health Resources, effective July 1, 2021 in an installation ceremony conducted by Judge Peter Cahill, held at our administrative offices in Makawao. Read more here.  Previous Next

In the News: Therapists Say Mental Health Suffered in COVID-19 Pandemic

Lingering effects of the pandemic are keeping local therapists busy as they help clients cope with the losses of last year and transition back to normal as COVID-19 restrictions subside. “Many of the therapists in Maui that I have talked with reported a surge in psychiatric symptoms in people with and without a history of […]

In the News: Aloha House Purchases Home for Women in Recovery

Aloha House purchased a large home in Kahului last week to offer women in recovery and their children a safe and comfortable space before they rejoin the community. With the help of county funds and donations, the home includes multiple bunk beds, new bedding, kitchen supplies, toys and more. Read the full story. Caprice Nicole […]

MYFS Partners with the Upswing Fund

Maui Youth & Family Services Partners with The Upswing Fund We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health. With all of the changes in our schools over the past year, it’s been harder than ever to help young people in need, in particular LGTBQ+ youth and youth of […]