A state survey released last fall shows a mix of good and bad results when it comes to Cole County students’ use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs, but local anti-drug advocates see indicators in the data that more young people are at least realizing the dangers of those substances.The Missouri Department of Mental Health every two years releases the results of the Missouri Student Survey — questions asked of middle and high school students on topics and behaviors such as their reported use of drugs and alcohol; being a bully or being bullied; the state of their mental health; their friends’ and parents’ perceptions of how wrong it is to use drugs and alcohol; how easy students think it is to get drugs and alcohol; and how harmful they think it is to use drugs and alcohol.Participation in the survey is optional, and it’s conducted jointly by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with the state’s mental health department.Out of the Cole County students surveyed in 2018, 11.6 percent reported they had used cigarettes or chewing tobacco in the last 30 days, compared to 9.2 percent in 2016 and 12.4 percent in 2014. Of the students surveyed in… Read full this story
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