An Innovative Approach to Integrative Behavioral Health

At Pacific Quest, we create life-changing experiences for teens and young adults. Our integrative behavioral health approach to whole-person wellness helps participants build sustainable life skills in a clinically-innovative and nurturing environment. 

About Pacific Quest


Age 13-17: Helping kids realize their potential.
At Pacific Quest, we take a strengths-based approach to help our students get to the roots of their challenges, learn sustainable skills, and realize their resilience and ability.

Adolescents Program

Young Adults

Age 18-24: Giving young adults a new beginning.
On the Big Island of Hawaii, we create a safe space to practice new, sustainable life skills under the supervision of our integrated team of clinical, therapeutic, and wellness specialists.

Young Adults Program

Our Mission

We disrupt cycles of internalized stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and other mental health challenges. By equipping our students with the tools they need to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives, we’re cultivating change and promoting sustainable growth.

Clinical Programs
A Versatile Community of Professionals

Our dedicated team of clinicians, physicians, therapists, psychiatrists, nurses, and nutritionists work collaboratively to create individualized treatment plans. Every family and student is assigned a primary therapist who guides this process from beginning to end, ensuring a seamless and impactful experience.

Meet the PQ Team
What Sets Pacific Quest Apart

Established in 2004, Pacific Quest represents the evolution of wilderness therapy. Our behavioral health program integrates nature’s healing capabilities and a residential program’s clinical resources and safety. We use horticultural therapy, individualized experiences, and a treatment approach that prioritizes whole-person wellness. Through these tools, our program equips young people to lead better, more fulfilling lives.


Located on the Big Island of Hawaii, our program is rooted in connection to nature and sustainable growth.


Each young person at Pacific Quest learns to navigate life transitions—both now and in the future. `


Our wellness program centers on the mind-body connection and provides tools for young people to care for both.


Our family had what I would call a "complete" experience at Pacific Quest. Our daughter's whole being was nourished by this beautiful tropical environment filled with the beauty and teachings of the plants and the highly qualified and compassionate staff. The challenging work that both she and her father and I underwent was well worth all the soul searching, the hours of writing and self reflection and the transformed daughter we embraced at the end of her stay at PQ. I cannot recommend this experience enough for a teenager living in these chaotic and trouble times.

-Debra G