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Do you know the substance-use norms among Ossining teens?

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CURRENT DATA ON SUBSTANCE USE BY OSSINING HIGH SCHOOL TEENS 

Understanding what comprises the normative behaviors in our community will permit you to play an important role in Ossining’s efforts to develop our youth and distance them from drugs, alcohol, and nicotine.

  • DON’T drink alcohol 71%
  • DON’T use marijuana 86%
  • DON’T binge drink 85%
  • DON’T use Rx drugs to get high 96%
  • DON’T smoke cigarettes 96%

Source: New York State Youth Development Survey, Ossining High School, November 2015

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OSSINING IS THE

COMMUNITY THAT

Comes together to secure the long-term health and well-being of Ossining youth and their families

Assists our residents—especially parents and young people—by providing education, resources, and services for substance-abuse response and prevention

Reduces the use of alcohol and drugs in Ossining and prevents underage drinking

Esteems the accomplishments of our young people and supports them in making smart choices

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Ossining Communities That Care | Alice Joselow, Coordinator | 165 Main Street | Ossining, NY 10562 | 914-502-1304

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