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YUMADAOP is state licensed with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to operate an alcohol and drug addiction prevention program in accordance with Section 5122 of the Ohio Administrative Code. This distinction reflects YUMADAOP’s commitment to providing quality services for consumers.  YUMADAOP is managed by Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant personnel. All current prevention staff are certified at the ICPS, OCPC, OCPS, or RA level.

YUMADAOP is a two time recipient of the Ohio Exemplary Prevention Program Award from the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS) in recognition of the quality of services provided to community members, and has received the prestigious honorable mention NIATx/SAAS iAward for innovation in behavioral health services. These awards reflect our commitment to workforce development and maintaining highly capable and qualified staff.

• To reduce incidences of interpersonal violence among youth.

• To decrease the number of youth who use ATOD

• To prevent youth from becoming teen parents

• To reduce the recidivism rates of returning citizens


We provide prevention and re-entry services for all age groups. The philosophy of the Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program (YUMADAOP) is that alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention, treatment, and re-entry interventions must be culturally and gender appropriate if the needs of the inner city communities are truly going to be addressed.