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Community-based Prevention

School-based Prevention

Youth-Led Prevention


CAPA members heard from local expert, Dr. Wendy Hyde about adopting Tobacco21 legislation as a prevention effort to reduce access to e-cigarettes. 

Prescription Drug Take-back Day


Senior Wellness Day


Older adults from Brecksville and Broadview Heights enjoyed a day of education and pampering at the 20th Annual Senior Health and Wellness Day.

H.U.D.D.L.E.  Club

(Helping us Develop Dedication, Leadership and Enthusiasm)


A peer support and leadership group in which high school students participate in school and community-based activities promoting positive decision making while increasing their own knowledge and resistance skills.

Students are nominated by faculty members and have to fill out an application to be considered for membership. They also must pledge to be alcohol, tobacco and drug-free. In


A main goal of H.U.D.D.L.E. is the peer to peer mentoring program for all 6th through 8th-grade students. H.U.D.D.L.E. members facilitate the Project Northland program that occurs throughout the school year. The lessons are 25-45 minutes in length and focus on improving decision-making skills, increasing parent-child communication, while educating students on the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Enjoying a hand and arm massages coutesy of CVCC

S.A.D.D. Club

CADCA Midyear - Youth Logic Model Development


Youth leaders from Brecksville-Broadview High School attending the CADCA Midyear Conference in Orlando, Florida in July/2018.


While there they learned so much about prevention, logic model development and the impact that e-cigarettes were having on the youth of our Nation. 


Utilizing local survey data, they created a logic model addressing the root causes and local conditions that they feel are impacting tobacco use - specifically vaping - among there peers in Brecksville and Broadview Heights, Ohio.


 Once home, they presented their findings at a CAPA coalition meeting in September/2018.


Click Here to view the presentation in its entirety.



S.A.D.D. Club (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, teen violence and teen depression and suicide.


This school year plans to be even more exciting as members have activities planned every month to create education and awareness for their peers, families and communities. For more information, please visit

H.U.D.D.L.E. Jr. (Helping us Develop Dedication, Leadership and Enthusiasm) is an eighth grade student leadership group under the guidance of Cheryl Stopar, C.A.P.A. Educational Liaison. Students in the program must also undergo an application process and must receive recommendations from their teachers. Members have already exhibited leadership qualities in the Middle School, providing tours of the Middle School for incoming sixth grade students and their families during schedule pick-up day.


Throughout the school year they work on school and community service projects and engage in team-building activities.


HUDDLE Jr. members visited local seniors at Heart & Home assisted living facilities to deliver holiday letters and cheer. The HUDDLE Jr. group asked students in grades 6-8 to write holiday letters to local seniors.  Their response was heartwarming with over 500 letters being written!  Letters are also being distributed during the communities holiday senior brunches. Additionally, HUDDLE Jr. members prepared and delivered meals to the homeless in Cleveland through the Care On The Square homeless ministry project. 

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