Blog Entries - 2020

ADAPAO Youth Award 2020 Recipient: Jesseca Housel

Posted on: December 28, 2020 11:00 am

Jesseca Housel has received the ADAPAO Youth Prevention Alumni Award, which recognizes an alumnus of youth-based prevention who continues to promote core prevention values and beliefs as a young adult.  As the history of the prevention field

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ADAPAO Award 2020 Recipient: Honey Bell-Bey

Posted on: December 28, 2020 10:00 am

Honey Bell-Bey is the recipient of the ADAPAO Prevention Visionary Award for 2020. This award honors an individual for exemplary efforts to advance prevention across Ohio. Honey has been inspiring Ohio's prevention community to integrate the arts into

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ADAPAO Youth Award 2020 Recipient: Mindi Klaus

Posted on: December 19, 2020 4:00 pm

Mindi Klaus, a senior at River Valley High School and a five-year member of the Marion County Teen Institute (TI) youth-led prevention program, is the recipient of the 2020 ADAPAO Youth Community Champion Award. This award is presented to a teen who has gone

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ADAPAO Award 2020 Recipient: Matt Petersen

Posted on: December 19, 2020 3:00 pm

Matt Petersen was recognized with the ADAPAO Member of the Year Award, presented to an ADAPAO member for exemplary contributions to ADAPAO and its membership through service to or on behalf of ADAPAO. ADAPAO is driven by the dedication of our

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ADAPAO Youth Award 2020 Recipient: Kyleigh Brown

Posted on: December 12, 2020 6:30 pm

Kyleigh Brown has been recognized with the 2020 ADAPAO Youth Advocate Award, presented to a teen who is a prevention advocate and role model to their peers. Kyleigh is a senior at Buckeye Central High School and has been engaged in the Crawford

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ADAPAO Award 2020 Recipient: La Mega Media

Posted on: December 12, 2020 6:20 pm

La Mega Media received the 2020 ADAPAO Organization of the Year Award. This award recognizes an agency, coalition, board, business or other entity for exemplary efforts in advancing ADAPAO’s mission. ADAPAO's mission: ADAPAO employs the power of

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ADAPAO Youth Award 2020 Recipient: Venture Youth to Youth

Posted on: December 6, 2020 11:00 pm

Venture Youth to Youth received the ADAPAO Youth Organization of the Year Award, an honor that recognizes exemplary efforts, utilizing youth-based prevention, to advance the mission of ADAPAO, by an agency, coalition, board, business, task force, or other

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ADAPAO Award 2020 Recipient: Donna Dickman

Posted on: December 6, 2020 10:00 pm

Donna Dickman has been recognized with the 2020 ADAPAO Advocate Award, presented to an ADAPAO member for exemplary efforts in advancing ADAPAO’s mission: ADAPAO employs the power of dialogue, education, networking, and advocacy to amplify a united voice

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ADAPAO Youth Award 2020 Recipient: Jade Eilers

Posted on: November 28, 2020 6:00 pm

Jade Eilers was honored with the ADAPAO Youth Excellence Award for 2020. The Youth Excellence Award is presented to a teen for exemplary efforts to amplify prevention across Ohio. Jade is a senior at Centerville High School in Montgomery County. Jade has

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ADAPAO Award 2020 Recipient: Connie Limbacher

Posted on: November 28, 2020 5:40 pm

Connie Limbacher is the recipient of the ADAPAO Community Champion Award for 2020. The Community Champion Award recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond expectations to advance prevention in their community. Connie is the secretary of the

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Youth-Led Prevention in a Virtual World

Posted on: August 31, 2020 11:00 am

Cheryl Sells, OCPCDirector of Youth Prevention; CompDrug/Youth to Youth Youth prevention is more important than ever. At a time when “social distancing” has become a normal part of vocabulary, social connection is that much more important,

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