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 →

Longwood, FL, March 28   – The National Council for Behavioral Health hosted its annual Awards of Excellence on March 26, 2019 in Nashville, TN. The 50th anniversary event recognized individuals and organizations working to strengthen behavioral health care, enhance access to care and support our communities with visionary leadership. IMPOWER, a Central Florida based mental health, substance.. read more →

DATE:  November 15, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marcie Dearth, 407-215-0095, ext. 211; mdearth@impowerfl.org AFP HONORS IMPOWER’s THE VILLAGE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM FOR “CREATING CHANGE” LONGWOOD, FL — On November 9, 2018, IMPOWER was honored at the 2018 Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP’s) Central Florida Chapter’s “National Philanthropy Day Awards Ceremony & Breakfast” at The.. read more →

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Marcie Dearth, VP External Relations (407) 637-0374 THE GROVE COUNSELING CENTER AND IMPOWER JOIN FORCES TO BETTER SERVE COMMUNITY ORLANDO, FL. – (December 15, 2017) – After 45 years of focusing on mental health and substance abuse treatment, The Grove Counseling Center, located in Seminole County, and Central Florida-based IMPOWER, Inc… read more →

On November 1, IMPOWER was pleased to be honored at the 2017 AFP Central Florida Chapter National Philanthropy Day celebration. President/CEO Anna Baznik and Board Vice Chair Onchantho Am were called to the stage to accept IMPOWER’s recognition as a “Nemours Children’s Health System Social Entrepreneur & Innovation Award” honoree. The award confirms what we.. read more →

July 27, 2017 – Message from Anna Baznik, President/CEO: IMPOWER has been the pioneer in the State of Florida in the implementation of Behavioral Health Telehealth services) delivering well over 450 telehealth services per month.  We have now conducted more than 50,000 telehealth services! As part of our new Strategic Plan entitled, “Virtual Success,” we.. read more →

May 23, 2017 – We were thrilled when Lisa Jacobsen, Program Manager stopped by today to present a check for $60,000 to support our Village Program. The 2017 Orlando Sentinel Family Fund, A McCormick Foundation fund grant award will help to cover per diem housing expenses for homeless and former foster youth as they work to achieve independence and transition successfully to.. read more →

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marcie Dearth (407) 637-0374 mdearth@impowerfl.org  Dependency Case Management Services in Brevard to Experience Changes Rockledge, Florida – April 6, 2017 – IMPOWER, a leading mental health & child well-being organization currently contracted as the sole provider for Dependency Case Management Agency (CMA) services in Brevard County, will end services effective June 30,.. read more →

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2017                                      CONTACT:  Marcie Dearth                                                                         PHONE:  407.637.0374                                                                         EMAIL:  mdearth@impowerfl.org   IMPOWER, INC. AWARDED THREE-YEAR GRANT FROM FLORIDA BLUE FOUNDATION TO LAUNCH HEALTH INITIATIVE IN OSCEOLA COUNTY ORLANDO, Fla – IMPOWER, Inc., a nonprofit, Orlando-based mental health and child well-being organization, has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $221,528.. read more →