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 […]

With Appreciation — Spring News from Maui Behavioral Health Resources

Aloha! Many Thanks to Our Donors 2020 was a tumultuous year that brought us many challenges. With the economic instability on Maui, we were fearful that our annual giving campaign would fall through. But our donors rose to the occasion! Many donors increased their gifts, and new donors came on board as well. This increased […]

In the News: Mauimama Magazine

The Spring issue of Mauimama Magazine features one of our most dedicated staff members in an article about Malama Family Recovery Center. Read more about Lisa Swoveland and how Malama helped her in her recovery journey and beyond, to create the life she has now.

MYFS Wins 2020 Annual Mayor’s Small Business Award – Outstanding Small Business

The Maui Chamber of Commerce awarded Maui Youth & Family Services the Mayor’s Small Business Award for Outstanding Non-Profit at a virtual ceremony held December 8, 2020.  “This is a real honor,” said CEO Jud Cunningham. “I’m pleased to accept this award on behalf of our very dedicated staff and the clients we serve.”  The […]

A Fresh Look – News from Maui Behavioral Health Resources

Aloha! We hope this newsletter finds you and yours healthy and happy. As we enter the fall season, we look back and reflect on the challenges of the spring and summer months. The pandemic created a sudden and urgent need for us to learn COVID-19 best practices and prevention tactics. Finding the necessary tools and […]