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2017 MTF crop

Monitoring the Future is an annual survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders conducted by researchers at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, under a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health. Since 1975, the survey has measured how teens report their drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes in 12th graders nationwide; 8th and 10th graders were added to the survey in 1991.  47,703 students from 360 public and private schools participates in the 2017 survey. This year the survey also addressed vaping – an issue we currently face here in Putnam County. To understand the issues young people face and how prevention has worked, Click here