» The 16th annual First Hawaiian Bank – REHAB Golf Tournament held May 26 at the Hawaii Prince Golf Course raised $230,000 to fund charity care and educational scholarships for clinicians at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.
» Mental Health America of Hawaii has received grants in support of its Youth Suicide Prevention/Intervention project from the G.N. Wilcox Foundation, which awarded $25,000; McInerny Foundation, $18,000; Friends of Hawaii Charities, $7,500; Kosasa Foundation, $5,000; and Bank of Hawaii Foundation, $5,000.
The project trains and educates at-risk youth, teachers and program staff about the symptoms of depression and suicide in adolescents, how to intervene and how to get help.
The mental health group also received the Innovation During Challenging Economic Times Award from the national Mental Health America for the "Healing the Trauma of War" project last year.