Friday, April 20, 2012

Survey: Drug and alcohol use on the decline among Wilton teens

Wilton Villager (Wilton, CT) April 19, 2012

"A recent survey among Wilton students, grade seven through 12, suggests drug and alcohol use is collectively on the decline in Wilton.
Trends in recent use of alcohol among 11th and 12th graders decreased from 59.5 percent in 2007 to 47.7 percent in 2011. Cigarette use dropped from around 22 percent in 2007 down to about 10 percent in 2011, among the same group of students.
Marijuana consumption also declined roughly 13 percent amongst 11th and 12th graders between 2007 and 2011. However, marijuana use among freshmen and sophomores slightly increased by 2 percent between 2007 and 2011." Read More 

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