• To reduce youth substance abuse and over time, abuse among adults.

  • Increase and strengthen community collaboration among public and private non-profits, community based organizations, government agencies, existing community coalitions, and other entities that are a part of the target community to support efforts to prevent and reduce youth substance abuse.


While COVID-19 has presented tremendous challenges, we are still able to provide evidence-based prevention services using online platforms, or in-person with adherence to CDC, State, and local health department guidelines.


August 2020 - Youngstown UMADAOP is a grant recipient of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Strategic Prevention Framework-Partnerships for Success funding to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance misuse in youth and young adults and to strengthen prevention capacity and infrastructure at the community and state level has been approved for funding. The project target area is Youngstown, Ohio.

August 2020 - Youngstown UMADAOP is a grant recipient of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (Ohio MHAS) State Opioid Response funding to implement activities with an aim to reduce health disparities relative to the number of African-American and Hispanic/Latino Americans who might have a Substance Use Disorder.

August 2020 - Youngstown UMADAOP is a grant recipient of Stop Act funding from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults, ages 12-20 in Youngstown, Ohio.

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The mission of the Coalition for Health Promotion (CFHP) is to prevent and reduce youth substance use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs by facilitating the delivery of multiple systematic prevention strategies as a means of empowering youth to live healthy, victorious lives free from illness and addictions. 



The We Are A Safe Home Program is an effective tool to communicate to youth, parents and guardians that your home is a “Safe Home.” A program by YUMADAOP, The We Are A Safe Home Program was created to let young people know that they’re safe in your home, all they need to do to feel safe is to walk in your door! A Safe Home has no drugs or marijuana, no underage drinking, and no firearms left unlocked or within reach of young hands. Most important, young people in a Safe Home will never be left unattended!

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Youngstown, Ohio 44505

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This site was developed in part under a grant number [ 1H79SP080140-01] from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views. policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of ONDCP, SAMSHA, or HHS.