An Innovative Approach to Residential Behavioral Healthcare
PQ provides licensed and accredited residential mental healthcare on Hawaii island. We integrate evidence based clinical modalities, psychiatry, nature based interventions, and whole person wellness.
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.
Pacific Quest Cultivates Change in our residents, families, employees and community.
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.
What Sets PQ Apart
PQ is licensed by the Hawaii State Department of Health as a Therapeutic Living Program.
PQ is accredited as Residential Treatment by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves as an accrediting body in the health and human services industry worldwide.
PQ is accredited by Cognia, which is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits schools and learning curriculum throughout the United States and internationally.
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.Growth
Each young person at Pacific Quest learns to navigate life transitions—both now and in the future. `Change
Our wellness program centers on the mind-body connection and provides tools for young people to care for both.Wellness
We have the opportunity to work with the parents whose students have gone through the program and transitioned into long-term care. The parents consistently share that the experience at PQ was significant and enriching not only for their young person but the parents and ultimately the entire family. They feel supported and included throughout the experience and appreciate both the concepts as well as the practical tools they can practice and continue to use.