Substance Use Information

Substance Use Information

42.8% of Livingston County high school students have drunk alcohol in their lifetime.*Teenagers-drinking-alcoho-001

13.4 years old is the average age of first alcohol use in Livingston County*

11.8% of Livingston County students have taken a prescription drug or painkiller without a doctor’s prescription in the past 30 days.*

59.7% of Livingston County high school students report that getting cigarettes is sort of easy or very easy.*

For more information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in Livingston County, click on the link below:

Use of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MiPHY) 2012

 

Drugs of Abuse

Ways to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Warning Signs of Substance Use and What to do

 

 

 

* Michigan Department of Education (2012). Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth Summary Table: Livingston County High School:  Alcohol and Other Drugs. Retrieved from: https://mdoe.state.mi.us/MIPHYADMIN/reports/XReport.aspx?r=AlcoholAndOtherDrugs_ct&e=47&c=6&t=HC&v=1

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