New for February 2017:
Misuse of Prescription Drugs by Minnesota Students
Each of the indicators below is available by county, grade and sex;
by race or ethnicity and region; and by sexual orientation, for the
state as a whole. Links are to county/region data by sex.
Prescription Drug Misuse--students reporting using various prescription drugs in the past year, which were not prescribed for their own use:
New addition to the Gallery--A new infographic from Team EPIC in Roseau County, on teen substance use in the county.
More Minnesota Student Survey Indicators
Each of the indicators below is available by county, grade and sex; by race or ethnicity and region; and by sexual orientation, for the state as a whole. Links are to county/region data by sex.
Parental Disapproval--students reporting their parents would think it was wrong or very wrong for them to use substances:
Peer Disapproval--students reporting their friends would think it was wrong or very wrong for them to use substances:
Binge Drinking in the Past Month:
Age at First Use--rates for students reporting they first used alcohol or marijuana at age 13 or younger:
Perceived Risk of Harm--students think people risk moderate or great harm by using substances:
Use of Illicit Drugs in the Past Year:
Examine the following protective factors, as defined by the Search Institute's Developmental Assets Scales (under Shared Risk and Protective Factors: Resilience Factors):
And for more information on the relationships between these three assets and substance use, see the corresponding fact sheets, for Empowerment and Social Competence (both 2016 data), and Positive Identity (2013 data)
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Corrections for October 2015: Updated graph on page 1 of Caring Relationships and Substance Use 2015 SUMN Fact Sheet.