Apr. 1, 2021 | By Jeremy Waller, MBA (Marketing and Community Outreach Manager – Behavioral Health) Introduction You might notice blue pinwheels placed outside homes and businesses as you go about your community this month. The pinwheels symbolize National Child Abuse Prevention Month which begins today. In this blog article, we’re going discuss National Child.. read more →

Mar. 2, 2021 | By Jeremy Waller, MBA (Marketing and Outreach Manager – Behavioral Health) Recently, I caught up with Felicia, Cook Supervisor at the The Grove, to discuss her 20 year work milestone, favorite Grove memories, food and more. About the Grove The Grove, an IMPOWER program, supports adolescents suffering from alcohol or substance.. read more →

Mar 1, 2021 | By Jeremy Waller, MBA (Marketing and Community Outreach Manager – Behavioral Health) Introduction – A Bad Monday Here’s an interesting scenario. Enter John Doe, he’s an everyday working me. He’s you, he’s me. John wakes up for work one Monday after a restful weekend. As he strolls out of bed, he.. read more →

Feb. 5, 2021 | By Ernest Jones | Director of Child Well-Being As this week is quickly coming to an end, I can’t help but to reflect on the events of this past year. How African Americans have been thrust into the spotlight due to horrible acts of police brutality, social injustices, and institutional racism… read more →

Feb. 2, 2021 | By Jeremy Waller, MBA (Marketing and Community Outreach Manager – Behavioral Health) Introduction Have you ever felt down or “blue” during certain times of the year? Did you know it could be seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Often referred to as the “winter blues,” SAD is a common form of depression often.. read more →

New Year’s resolutions will take on an entirely new meaning this year as people set out to start afresh after the challenges of 2020. Yet, if the jokes we share with family and friends come two weeks from now are any indication, most of us know that New Year’s resolutions don’t last. In fact, it’s.. read more →

This year, the wake of COVID-19 has thrust countless individuals and families into an emotional whirlwind of stress. Now, with the upcoming holiday season coming into focus, a time of year that naturally brings with it elevated levels of stress, many are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and worn out. However, despite the pandemic and holiday “rush”.. read more →

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marcie Dearth, VP External Relations (407) 637-0374 mdearth@impowerfl.org IMPOWER Granted $600,000 to Provide Telehealth Services for Mental Health/Substance Abuse Treatment Related to COVID-19 LONGWOOD, Florida, May 21, 2020 – Longwood, FL-based IMPOWER, Inc. has been selected by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to receive a $600,000 emergency grant.. read more →

FIRST-EVER STUFF YOUR FACE RACE WAS A BIG SUCCESS, INSPIRING THE RUNNERS AND RAISING FUN AND FUNDS TO SUPPORT IMPOWER More than 150 came out for IMPOWER’s inaugural Stuff Your Face Race 5K/10K/Relay on September 28 at Harbor Park at Lake Baldwin.  This unique event challenged teams and/or individuals to run and eat their way.. read more →

IMPOWER providing counseling services Apr 6th, 2019 · by Chris Felker · Printed in the Caloosa Belle LaBELLE — A nonprofit provider of behavioral and mental health services that’s well-established farther up the Florida peninsula has come to Hendry, Glades and Highlands counties. Its representatives are making the rounds of public meetings to make local.. read more →