• Saving Lives One Question at a Time

    Question. Persuade. Refer. Also known as QPR, these three letters (or words) can save lives. Similar in nature to CPR, QPR is a three-step process to help save lives from suicide. The goal of QPR is simple: To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.1 When someone …

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  • STEWART-MARCHMAN-ACT FOUNDATION TO HOST THIRD ANNUAL WHO IS JAY? MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

    Daytona Beach, FL – The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium to be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The symposium, titled High Impact: Exploring the Impact of Mental Illness on …

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  • SMA FOUNDATION REACHES RECORD NUMBERS AT ANNUAL BEACH HOUSE 5K

    The Stewart Marchman-Act (SMA) Foundation is pleased to announce its 2017 BEACH House 5K, an annual fundraiser supporting SMA Behavioral Healthcare’s BEACH House and other programs, broke their record in attendance and funds raised. The BEACH House 5K and Sand & Sun Fest was held on November 11th. There were 306 runners who completed the …

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  • SMA Foundation Launches Annual Bouquet of Hope Campaign for Thanksgiving

    The Stewart Marchman-Act (SMA) Foundation is pleased to announce that they have launched their annual Bouquets of Hope fundraiser to support mental health awareness activities in our community. “This is our fifth year being able to offer these bouquets,” said Jennifer Secor, Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation Executive Director. “The beautiful arrangement, full of fall colors, can …

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  • SMA Behavioral Healthcare Announces Ribbon Cutting for its Huger Adolescent Campus

    Ivan Cosimi, CEO of Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Health Services (SMA), is pleased to announce the official ribbon cutting ceremony for its Dr. James E. Huger Adolescent Campus. The event is scheduled for October 4th from 4-5 p.m. at 3875 Tiger Bay Rd. in Daytona Beach. Festivities will include the ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Daytona …

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  • Who is Jay? Story Published in New Book

    The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (the SMA Foundation) is proud to announce that the story behind its Who is Jay? mental health awareness campaign has now been published in a new book. Former Ormond Beach residents, Co-Founders of Jay’s Hope, and mental health advocates, Hank and Susan Ashby, now have their story published in a new book …

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  • Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation Raises Nearly $140k at Annual Dinner Celebration & Auction

    The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (SMAF) is pleased to announce it has raised nearly $140,000 at its Annual Dinner Celebration and Auction, held last month at the DAYTONA 500 Club at Daytona International Speedway. This year SMAF featured Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. The event was presented by title sponsor, …

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  • Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation to Host Sold Out Annual Dinner Celebration & Auction Featuring Race Car Driver Austin Dillon

    Daytona Beach, FL- The Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation (SMA Foundation) is pleased to announce the details of their sold out annual Dinner Celebration and Auction fundraiser. This year’s event will feature Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing and is being presented by title sponsor, Brown & Brown Insurance. Scheduled for …

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  • STEWART-MARCHMAN-ACT FOUNDATION TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

    The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium to be held at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The symposium, titled Creativity in Treatment: Creative & Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Recovery, is open …

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  • STEWART-MARCHMAN-ACT FOUNDATION AND SOUTHEAST CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIES UNVEIL WINNING PHOTOGRAPH AT SMA’S WARM AT THE VINCE CARTER SANCTUARY

    The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (the Foundation) and Southeast Center for Photographic Studies (SECPS) proudly unveiled at SMA Behavioral Healthcare’s WARM at the Vince Carter Sanctuary, the winning photograph from the “Ripple Effect” photography competition. The photographer of the winning piece is Michael Bradtke, who has been involved in photography since the age of 15 when his …

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  • STEWART-MARCHMAN-ACT FOUNDATION REACHES $500,000 GOAL FOR HUGER ADOLESCENT CAMPUS PROJECT

    Daytona Beach, FL – The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce that they have officially reached their fundraising goal of $500,000 for the Huger Adolescent Campus at SMA Behavioral Health Services, Inc. The fundraising campaign for the Huger Adolescent Campus Project began summer 2015 to assist SMA with major renovations of its facility …

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  • SMA’s BEACH House 5K Run for Runaways Scheduled for Nov. 12th

    Daytona Beach, FL – Stewart Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare is pleased to once again host their BEACH House 5K Run for Runaways at the Ocean Deck in Daytona Beach. The race will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, Nov. 12th. The goals of the event include: Raising awareness for the needs of runaways, and …

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  • SMA’s BEACH House 5K Run for Runaways Scheduled for Nov. 12th

    Daytona Beach, FL – Stewart Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare is pleased to once again host their BEACH House 5K Run for Runaways at the Ocean Deck in Daytona Beach. The race will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, Nov. 12th. The goals of the event include: Raising awareness for the needs of runaways, and …

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  • SMA’s Enrichment Program Hosted Open House at New Location as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Daytona Beach, FL– Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare (SMA) is pleased to announce that they hosted a ribbon cutting and tour of their new facility located at 225 Fentress Blvd. in Daytona Beach on Oct. 27th as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2016 Heather Taylor was the keynote speaker. “Heather spoke …

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  • SMA’s Enrichment Program Hosts Open House at New Location in as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    SMA’s Enrichment Program Hosts Open House at New Location in as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month Daytona Beach, FL– Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare (SMA) is pleased to announce that they will host a ribbon cutting and tour of their new facility located at 225 Fentress Blvd. in Daytona Beach on Oct. 27th as part …

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  • REMATCH AFTER RIO CHARITY SWIM EVENT TO PROCEED AS PLANNED

    The Board of Directors for both the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA (VFYMCA) and Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (SMAF) have agreed to proceed with The Rematch After Rio Charity Swim event. The funds raised with this event will go to support the important outreach of both organizations and positively impact our community. Via a joint statement, VFYMCA Board …

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  • SMA Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director, Jennifer Secor, CFRE

    Daytona Beach, FL – Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation is pleased to welcome their new executive director Jennifer Secor, CFRE. “The SMA Foundation is thrilled that Ms. Secor is serving in the role of Executive Director. Her experience, passion, and track record for success will ensure that the SMA Foundation continues to thrive and support SMA in all …

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  • Olympians Return to Volusia County to Benefit SMA Foundation & the YMCA

    Ryan Lochte and Rowdy Gaines return to Volusia County to participate in a charity swim event  Volusia County – The Ormond Beach Family YMCA Aquatics Center will host The Rematch After Rio charity swim Event on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30PM.  This event will benefit the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation. The …

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  • Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation Raises $129,000 at Annual Banquet & Auction

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation is pleased to announce that they have raised $129,000 at their annual dinner celebration and auction that was held recently at the DAYTONA 500 Club at Daytona International Speedway. This year they honored former NASCAR crew chief, TV analyst and motivational speaker Steve Letarte. Proceeds from the event …

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  • Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare Welcomes New CFO

    DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Sept. 13, 2015 – PRLog — Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare (SMA) is pleased to announce that Eric J. Horst has been selected as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). “I have been CEO and acting CFO for just over a year now so it’s great to have Eric on board,” said Ivan …

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