In the News: Maui Youth & Family Services seeking foster parents

Maui Behavioral Health Resources (MBHR) is looking to ring on foster parents for their Therapeutic Foster Care program at Maui Youth & Family Services. “Our foster program is unique in that we provide specialized training and support to help parents. We’re seeing an increase in need here on Maui, and our priority is to keep […]

In the News: Mental health services available to Maui residents

Maui Behavioral Health Resources, one of the largest mental health providers on the Valley Isle, is mobilizing nearly 200 employees to help Lahaina residents recover from the trauma of the wildfire that burned the historic town to the ground. Read the full story in the Honolulu Star Advertiser. 

In the News: Project Venture Newsletter July 2023

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 […]

In the News: Maui Behavioral Health Resources CEO to retire after nearly 30 years

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 […]

In the News: Maui Behavioral Health Installs New Board Members

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 […]

In the News: Aloha House Awarded Neighborhood Grant from The Starbucks Foundation

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.