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KBH Wins Big!

Due to the support of PFBF CPAs and all the participants at the last 'Run the Numbers' 5K and Kids Fun Run, PFBF CPAs presented KBH with a check of $9,000! This generosity will go towards programs helping children, adults and families experiencing mental illness, emotional or developmental difficulties or behavioral challenges.

 

Thank you PFBF CPAs and everyone who participated at the race!

KBH Wins Award at PFBF CPAs 5K

For the 7th Annual 'Run the Numbers' 5K and Kids Fun Run hosted by PFBF CPAs, KBH both benefited from the race and participated. Over 25 KBH staff members ran or walked in the race and over 10 volunteered. 

The race took place on Saturday, June 18th in Oakland. Turnout was wonderful and the weather was just perfect for such an event. KBH participants had their own shirts, and we were all proud to be wearing blue in the name of raising awareness about the organization and about mental health.

If you want youth to stop acting out, understand them first

By Ryan Kneeland, Special to the Bangor Daily News

 

 “How can we better engage some of our harder-to-reach young people?” This question was posed to me by BDN editor Erin Rhoda who wrote a shocking yet disturbingly familiar story of a young Maine man named Garrett Brown. He made poor choices as an adolescent, developed an addiction to heroin and ultimately died of an overdose.

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