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Empower Porter County

Family Day to promote parental engagement with children

Empower Porter County invites families to celebrate national Family Day on from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 21. This celebration kicks off their Around the Table initiative at four locations throughout Porter County: Valparaiso YMCA, Duneland YMCA, Portage YMCA, and Union Township Middle School/Wheeler H…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Fighting substance abuse is team effort

Everyone in Porter County knows the drug problem needs to be addressed. The difficulty lies in determining how best to do it.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County taking another costly shot at combating drugs

VALPARAISO | Porter County officials are not letting mixed results of the past deter them from contributing another sizable chunk of tax dollars to a new effort aimed at combating the continued scourge of illegal drug use.

April 05, 2014 8:00 pm

Empower fights Porter County substance abuse

Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death of a heroin overdose should send shudders in every home.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Empower Porter County Breaking The Silence Event slated for Dec. 3

VALPARAISO | Parents and community members unite on December 3, 2013 in BREAKING THE SILENCE about substance abuse and addiction issues. This event which will be held at the Porter County EXPO Center from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. is co-sponsored by A Positive Approach to Teen Health, EMPOWER Porter …

November 12, 2013 5:28 pm

Event aims to break silence on teen addiction issues

VALPARAISO - Parents and community members unite on Dec. 3 in Breaking the Silence about substance abuse and addiction issues. This event which will be held at the Porter County EXPO Center from 5:30 – 9 p.m. and is co-sponsored by A Positive Approach to Teen Health, EMPOWER Porter County, W…

November 07, 2013 6:28 pm

Drug-Free Workplace Symposium set for Oct. 30

PORTER COUNTY | EMPOWER Porter County will hold a program to help local employers deal with the issue of drug use in the workplace.

October 17, 2013 7:00 pm

Portage commission contributes to two local initiatives, skips regional contribution

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission on Friday approved contributing to two local groups to fight substance abuse and homelessness.

September 06, 2013 2:33 pm
Heather Harrigan named Executive Director of Empower Porter County

Heather Harrigan named Executive Director of Empower Porter County

VALPARAISO | Porter County’s new initiative to address substance abuse now has a name and a leader. Heather Harrigan has been named Executive Director of Empower Porter County, a unified organization committed to empowering the community to prevent and overcome substance abuse.

April 05, 2013 6:47 pm
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