Breaking the Cycle utilizes targeted needs sensing activities to identify areas of concern related to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and collaborates with community members to design effective, evidence-informed programming.
The development of the program has been made possible by a grant through the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and currently serves Logan, Mercer, Nicholas, Roane, and Tucker counties in West Virginia.
Top 3 Identified High-Priority Needs
90% of respondents say these high-priority needs cause harm in and to their communities.
for learning resources:
This page provides brief, informational videos and accompanying briefs on topics ranging from adverse childhood experiences to youth empowerment.
starting conversations series:
The BTC starting conversation series introduces youth to topics ranging from empowerment to stigma and inclusive language in hopes of encouraging them to discuss such topics.
empathy story walk
Raccoon & Friends: A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch
Join Raccoon & Friends as they take a trip to the pumpkin patch and learn about empathy!