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Parents play the most important role in alcohol and other drug prevention and education efforts focused on youth.  Through the following Scribd Library Network, ProtectYouth.org works to empower these efforts by providing the most up-to-date information available on youth substance use trends.

Please note that it may be easier to view some larger documents by downloading them.

  • Texas School Survey of Drug and Alcohol Use - This is the nation's largest online library of government-funded survey reports showing alcohol and other substance use trends among students in hundreds of school districts, covering years 1989 - 2012.  The Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas A&M University have biennially published their state-level reports since 1988 but did not officially make the school district-level reports available to the public until 2008. See the Texas Attorney General's July 24, 2008 decision ordering Texas A&M University to release their copies of the local district reports.

    - School District Reports for Secondary Students

    - School District Reports for Elementary Students 

  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey - This nationwide survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides trend data at national, state, and school district level concerning student drug use, in addition to other health risk behavior issues.  Included in this profile are data documentation files for Houston ISD and Dallas ISD.

  • Texas Marijuana Arrest Maps - Aerial maps and data tables produced by ProtectYouth.org, which allow you to geographically track marijuana arrest trends in 30 Texas cities across 14 counties covering years 2006 - 2008.

  • Texas Uniform Crime Reports - Marijuana arrest trends by county and agency from years 1970 to 2008 and the complete Texas Uniform Crime Reports for all arrest types, covering years 1980 to 2011.  The UCR program is managed by the Texas Department of Public Safety. 


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