Youth Health Risk Behavior Survey

The Department of Health shall, in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, develop and administer a survey of students to facilitate planning and implementation of effective programs for the prevention of substance abuse through collection of data and information to (i) identify trends in the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and (ii) assess the prevalence of risk and protective factors among the youth of the Commonwealth. The survey shall be anonymous and administered in a manner designed to protect students' privacy. Middle and High Schools shall be randomly selected for participation in the survey.

For more information about the survey, click on the link below:

http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/youthsurvey