When a mental health crisis puts someone's well-being or life at risk, Maui Health's behavioral health experts can help.
We know that a mental health crisis can be scary. We are here to support community members throughout these difficult times. Safety is our top priority. And the care we offer comes with compassion and empathy.
Our behavioral health services
The following services are available at Maui Memorial Medical Center:
Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit. Our 11-bed acute care unit cares for people who may try to hurt themselves or others. It also cares for those who are gravely disabled and unable to provide basic care for themselves due to mental illness.
Services provided to patients admitted to the hospital for acute psychiatric needs may include:
- Psychiatric evaluations and treatment.
- Medication evaluation and management.
- Referrals to mental health services and community resources upon discharge from the hospital.
Behavioral Health Partial Hospitalization Program. Our outpatient program provides a safe place where people who have recently experienced a crisis can get support to help them safely recover. Patients are referred to the outpatient program by the emergency department or a community case manager.
The Behavioral Health Partial Hospitalization Program is licensed to care for up to eight patients. Care is provided Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Daily group learning sessions. Patients learn coping skills and positive behaviors they can use to prevent or manage a crisis.
- Counseling, such as cognitive behavioral therapy.
- Occupational therapy.
A highly skilled team
Our experienced team can treat a variety of mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
And while we are not a detox center, we do address many factors like substance abuse that may contribute to behaviors.
Our team approach to care may include help from:
- Advanced practice nurses.
- Social workers.
- Occupational therapists.
- Recreational therapists.
Our behavioral health team also works closely with the other providers our patients may have.
Are you or someone you know in crisis?
You can talk to someone:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255).
- Crisis Hawaii Line: 800.753.6879.
Please call 911 or go to the emergency department if it is an emergency.