Lorain UMADAOP at a Glance
URBAN MINORITY ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE OUTREACH PROGRAM
The mission of the Lorain Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program (UMADAOP) is to ensure that alcohol and other drug services are available, accessible and affordable to the African and Hispanic American population of Lorain County; and, to ensure that these services are rendered in a manner that are reflective and responsive to the cultural essence of the African and Hispanic American population of Lorain County.
It is also the mission of Lorain UMADAOP to ensure that the African and Hispanic American Community are aware of the implications,, consequences and incidences of alcohol and other drugs uses, misuses and abuses and the serious short and long term effect that they pose for the African and Hispanic American community.
Further, it is the mission of Lorain UMADAOP to ensure that the needs of the African and Hispanic American community are on the forefront of the Local, State and National Agendas .
Finally, it is the mission of Lorain UMADAOP TO ensure that African and Hispanic Americans seeking services from the social service delivery system are responded to in a respectful and humane manner, and that all systems understand and accept that African and Hispanic Americans have the inherent right to retain their identities, make their own choices and be self directed individuals.
Advancing Our Agenda
Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, Lorain UMADAOP is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our campaigns and programs. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by investing in a variety of progressive strategies. Learn more about our initiatives and get involved yourself.
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