WELCOME TO CAPA
The Community Awareness and Prevention Association recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation and is providing resources and support to students, families and community members. We are ready to assist in any manner possible and will be responding to any voicemails and emails promptly.
If you have an immediate concern or crisis, the following local community-based supports are available. Click the link to access.
Vision Statement: Communities and Schools United For Healthy Living.
Emily Reising, Health Promotions Specialist with the American Lung Association, provided education about what exactly is an e-cigarette, how they work, and what is in them.
The main concern is that Big Tobacco is targeting our kids with clever marketing, enticing flavors, and paid celebrity influencers, who downplay the risk and make e-cigarettes look harmless.
We all know that stress is a part of life but when does worry become anxiety? This presentation will help parents and guardians recognize the signs and symptoms of anxiety at different stages of development. The goal is not to eliminate worry but rather how to manage our anxiety response in healthy ways during especially uncertain times. Jeanette Troiano is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) currently working as a school-based therapist with Applewood Centers.
Despite significant declines, tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disability in the United States. Dr. Choi, Pulmonologist and Medical Director for the Cleveland Clinic Smoking Cessation Center highlights the effects of smoking and vaping tobacco, smoking and COVID-19, and options for quitting.
Dr. Sherrie Williams from MetroHealth Medical Center discusses
The Continued Impact of Tobacco
Secondhand Smoke and Its Impact on Health
Tobacco Cessation Resources and Services Available in the State of Ohio and Cuyahoga County
Family & Community Support:
Ohio Department of Education: Family and Community Support Toolbox
Find new resources each day to engage young children in early literacy activities: Day By Day Ohio
The State Library of Ohio: Ohio Ready to Read
Check out and download ebooks: Ohio Digital Library
Mental Health & Anxiety: COVID19
National Institute of Mental Health: Coping With Coronavirus: Managing Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
Wexner Medical Center: How to talk to your children about the coronavirus and ease their anxiety
Smoking Cessation Providers
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CLICK HERE to Link to Ohio Tobacco Quitline
Substance Use Services Directory
Drug and Alcohol Recovery Resource & Treatment Services Directory 2019
6380 Mill Road
Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147
Main Number: (440) 740-4751