Risk Factors v. Protective Factors

Risk Factors versus Protective Factors A ground-breaking study originally completed at Kaiser-Permanente from 1995-1997 examined the relationship between childhood abuse and neglect (or, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)) and later health and well-being. The study...

Vermont Prevention Statistics

The 2013 Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey asked students questions about substance use and perceptions surrounding substance use. The following are three tables summarizing the major finding for the 2013 survey year. The tables include the measures and a comparison...

Results from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Use of alcohol among Vermont high school students decreased significantly in the past two years, according to the newly released 2015 Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey. In 2013, nearly 60 percent of high school students reported ever drinking alcohol. In 2015, that...