• SMA Healthcare Foundation Receives $10,000 Truist Foundation Grant Supporting SMA’s WARM Program – Work Readiness and Culinary Certification Program

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce receipt of a $10,000 grant from Truist Foundation to help SMA Healthcare continue its outstanding work through its WARM Program – Work Readiness and Culinary Certification Program.  The funds will be used to purchase educational materials and supplies for the culinary program, including additional program needs that …

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  • SMA Healthcare Foundation to Feature Kevin Hines and Pete Earley as Keynoters at 6th Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce it will feature keynoters Kevin Hines and Pete Earley at its 6th Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium, coming up on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ocean Center.  Kevin Hines is suicide attempt survivor and international suicide …

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  • SMA Healthcare Foundation Receives $25,000 Lead Matching Gift in Memory of Peter Heebner

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce receipt of a $25,000 lead matching gift for the newly created Heebner’s Heroes for Recovery Fund honoring long-time SMA and community advocate Peter Heebner. The donation came from a close friend of Pete, and fellow Foundation Board member, who stated, “Pete continued to make a dedicated effort …

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  • SMA Healthcare Foundation Awarded Macy’s Grant Funding Purchase of Tablets for DBPD/SMA Virtual Mental Health Crisis Response Team

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to announce that Macy’s has donated $10,000 to assist with the collaborative crisis response program between SMA Healthcare (SMA) and the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD). “Community is at the heart of our Macy’s team and giving back is in our DNA,” said Kristen Twomey, store manager of …

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  • FPL Donates $10,000 to SMA Healthcare to Purchase iPads for SMA/VSO Collaborative Program

    SMA Healthcare (SMA) and the SMA Healthcare Foundation are pleased to announce that Florida Power and Light (FPL) has donated $10,000 to assist with a collaborative program between SMA and the Volusia Sheriff’s Office (VSO).  The check presentation took place Thursday at the SMA Healthcare administrative office, and the money will go toward iPads, which …

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  • SMA Healthcare’s Colleen Colandrea Named a Behavioral Health Pandemic Hero

    DAYTONA BEACH – SMA Healthcare’s Colleen Colandrea, a registered nurse at the DeLand Men’s Residential Treatment Program, has been named a Behavioral Health Pandemic Hero by the Florida Behavioral Health Association. Colandrea was one of six behavioral healthcare workers to receive this award. In the midst of COVID-19, Colleen Colandrea embraced the challenge of overseeing …

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  • SMA Healthcare Announces New Board Officers

    SMA Healthcare swore in five new officers at its October board meeting on October 7. Each board member will serve two years, beginning with the 2020-21 fiscal year. Jack Fisher, who served as the vice chairman last term, was sworn in as the chairman. James Rose will be the new vice chairman, and Ted Serbousek …

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  • SMA Healthcare Foundation Receives State Farm Grant to Support Culinary Program at SMA’s WARM Program

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce being awarded a grant from State Farm® to support the culinary program at SMA Healthcare’s WARM (Women Assisting Recovering Mothers), Program at the Vince Carter Sanctuary.   State Farm® awarded $1,500 to purchase textbooks for the culinary arts program at WARM, which is provided through the …

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  • SMA Healthcare Receives Two Grant Awards from Southeast Volusia Hospital District

    DAYTONA BEACH – SMA Healthcare is pleased to announced it has received two grants from the Southeast Volusia Hospital District (SEVHD), totaling in amount of $135,000. The two awards will pay for one year of service toward the following areas: a school-based counselor for Burns Science and Technology Charter School in Oak Hill, and an …

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  •  SMA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FREE MENTAL HEALTH WEBINAR SERIES

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is excited to announce a series of free mental health webinar series, presented by the Foundation and the Jay’s Hope Fund.  Earlier this year the Foundation’s Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium was canceled due to COVID-19 and concerns for the safety of attendees, speakers, volunteers and staff.  …

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  • SMA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FIRST LARRY AND JOAN KELLY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is excited to announce the first ever recipients of the Larry and Joan Kelly Scholarship awards, Kelli Probst and Letisha Tennant. The Daytona State College award was granted to Kelli Probst, who is pursuing her masters degree while raising three children and working full-time. Upon learning of the award, …

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  • Annual Fundraiser to Support SMA’s WARM Program Canceled Due to COVID-19

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation regretfully announces the cancellation of their Annual Dinner Celebration & Auction, which was scheduled for August 26th at the DAYTONA 500 Club.  “The Board of Directors for the Foundation made the tough decision to cancel the annual event due to concern for the safety of attendees, staff and volunteers as our …

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  • SMA Healthcare Announces Two Promotions

    DAYTONA BEACH – SMA Healthcare is pleased to announce the promotions of Nicole Sharbono to Senior Vice President and Dr. Daniel Weinberg to Chief Medical Officer, effective July 1.   “Both of these individuals bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and motivation to our agency, and these promotions are well-deserved,” said Rhonda Harvey, chief operating …

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  • SMA Healthcare Announces Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Palatka Drop-In Center

    PALATKA – SMA Healthcare is excited to announce the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Palatka Drop-In Center will take place Thursday, March 19, from 3-5 p.m. The location for the newly-renovated Drop-In Center is 521 S. 13th Street, Palatka, FL. “This ceremony is the culmination of a lot of hard work, and we are excited …

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  • SMA Healthcare Announces Addition of Six New Board Members

    DAYTONA BEACH – SMA Healthcare is pleased to announce the addition of six new members to its Board of Directors – Kendell Hardwick, Brian Henderson, Michele Johnson, John Reid, Joyce Shanahan, and Robert Snyder. All board members will begin their terms immediately, and will serve a two-year term. “We are thrilled to add such a …

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  • SMA Healthcare Receives Additional Grant Funding for Putnam County Opioid Response

    DAYTONA BEACH – SMA Healthcare (SMA) was recently selected to receive up to $635,000 in subaward funding under the Rural Responses to the Opioid Epidemic solicitation, released by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR). SMA is one of 21 programs that will receive funding as part of this grant from IIR. The grant award period …

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  • SMA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION AND OCEAN DECK TO HOST SMA BEACH 5K

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce the 24th Annual SMA Beach 5K and Sand & Sun Fest, hosted by the Ocean Deck, on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10am.   The SMA Beach 5K (f/k/a BEACH House 5K), a chip-timed run/walk held on the beach outside the Ocean Deck Restaurant, located at 127 S. …

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  • SMA FOUNDATION RAISES OVER $100,000 FOR CHET BELL CRISIS CENTER

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce that over $100,000 was raised for much needed renovations at SMA’s Chet Bell Crisis Center.     The Foundation hosted its annual dinner celebration and auction on Wednesday, July 3rd, featuring Jeff Burton, NASCAR on NBC Analyst and former NASCAR driver.  The event was attended by …

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  • SMA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES LARRY & JOAN KELLY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) honored Larry Kelly at its annual dinner celebration and auction on July 3rd, with the presentation of the Benny Parsons Award, followed by the surprise announcement of the establishment of the Larry and Joan Kelly Scholarship Fund.  The Benny Parsons Award was presented in appreciation for Mr. Kelly’s remarkable …

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  • Jeff Burton to be Honored at SMA Healthcare Foundation’s Annual Dinner Celebration & Auction

      The SMA Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce Jeff Burton, NASCAR on NBC Announcer and former NASCAR Driver, as the honoree at their Annual Dinner Celebration & Auction. The event is presented by title sponsor, Brown & Brown Insurance, and is scheduled for Wednesday, July 3 at the DAYTONA 500 Club at Daytona International …

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  • SMA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION TO HOST FOURTH ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

    The SMA Healthcare Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium to be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The symposium, titled Transforming Lives Through Hope & Healing, is open to the community, and …

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  • SMA (& SMA FOUNDATION) ANNOUNCES NEW NAME

    Stewart-Marchman-Act (SMA) Behavioral Health Services, Inc., the local provider of comprehensive quality mental health and substance abuse treatment services for more than 50 years, announced today the launch of a new name in an effort to improve their brand identity. The organization will now be known simply as SMA Healthcare. This name change will be …

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  • RUSTY WALLACE AND DAVID A. SIEGEL TO JOIN SMA FOUNDATION AT 20TH ANNUAL DINNER CELEBRATION & AUCTION

    The Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation (SMA Foundation) is pleased to announce the details of their 20th Annual Dinner Celebration and Auction. This year’s dinner honors Rusty Wallace, NASCAR Champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee, and features guest speaker, David A. Siegel, Founder, President and CEO of Westgate Resorts. The event is presented by title sponsor, …

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