Thank you in advance for your time and input!

For the purposes of this survey:
  • Youth is defined as individuals under the age of 18.
  • Opioids are defined as prescription painkillers, such as Vicodin, Oxycodone, and Morphine.

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* 1. This Community Survey is for adults over age 18 who live or work in Barry County. Please answer all questions with Barry County in mind. To get started, we need to know a little bit about you. Please check all that apply.

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* 2. What best describes you? Please check all that apply:

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* 3. Thinking about Barry County, to what extent do you think the following are problems in the community?

  Great Extent Moderate Extent Small Extent Not at All I Don't Know
Tobacco use?
Vaping/E-cigarette use?
Underage drinking?
Parents allowing underage drinking?
Marijuana use?
Misuse of opioids?
Heroin use?
Meth use?
Substance use, in general?

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* 4. Which drugs do you think are the biggest problems in Barry County? Please select 2.

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* 5. What have you heard about health risks associated with vaping/e-cigarette use?

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* 6. What have you heard about underage drinking in Barry County?

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* 7. What have you heard about marijuana use in Barry County?

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* 8. What have you heard about opioid use in Barry County?

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* 9. What have you heard about heroin use in Barry County?

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* 10. What have you heard about prescription drug use in Barry County? 

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* 11. What are your thoughts on Michigan's new marijuana law?

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* 12. Do you know of parents/adults in the community who support or allow youth use of:

  Yes No
Alcohol?
Marijuana?
Vaping/E-cigarettes?

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* 13. How knowledgeable do you feel about:

  Very Knowledgeable Somewhat Knowledgeable Not Very Knowledgeable Not Knowledgeable
Underage drinking laws?
The opioid and heroin epidemic?
Marijuana laws and regulations?
Talking with others about how to prevent substance abuse?

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* 14. Where do you get information about substances (alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, prescription abuse, etc.)? Please check all that apply.

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* 15. Do you know where to safely dispose of medications (both prescription and over-the-counter) in your community?

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* 16. Where do you safely dispose of medications?

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* 17. When thinking about youth use, please rank the following substances from most risky (1) to least risky (5).

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* 18. How risky do you view the following?

  High Risk Moderate Risk Low Risk No Risk 
Providing tobacco to minors
Exposure to tobacco smoke
Vaping or using e-cigarettes as an adult
Vaping or using e-cigarettes as a youth
Exposure to vaping/e-cigarette emissions
Providing alcohol to minors
Driving after using alcohol
Riding in a car when the driver has been using alcohol
Marijuana use as an adult
Marijuana use as a youth
Driving after using marijuana
Riding in a car when the driver has been using marijuana
Using alcohol and marijuana together
Youth receiving prescription opioids from their doctor

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* 19. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral  Disagree Strongly Disagree 
Smoke-free restaurants are better for everyone.
There are health risks linked to vaping/e-cigarette use.
Vaping/e-cigarettes should be regulated the same as traditional tobacco products.
Alcohol use is encouraged and promoted in this community.
There are health risks linked to marijuana use.
Marijuana use is bad for youth.
Opioid painkillers prescribed by doctors are safe.
People in my community know how to properly dispose of unwanted/unused medications. 

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* 20. Of the two, smoking or eating marijuana, which would you consider the most risky?

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* 21. Of the two, smoking cigarettes or using a vape/e-cigarette, which would you consider the most risky?

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* 22. In the past year, have you:

  Yes No
Heard about tobacco cessation/quitting resources?
Seen alcohol marketing or advertisements targeting minors?
Talked with a health care provider about opioids?
Talked with a health care provider about non-opioid pain relief options?
Used a Medication Disposal Site or attended a Household Hazardous Waste event in Barry County?
Heard about the overdose reversal medication naloxone/Narcan?
Talked with youth about substance abuse prevention?

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* 23. To what extent would you support the following?

  Strongly Support Somewhat Support Somewhat Oppose Strongly Oppose
Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21
Offering more family focused events where alcohol is not served
Stronger consequences and penalties for those who supply alcohol and drugs to youth
Restricting marijuana sales/businesses in my community
Stronger laws regarding marijuana use and abuse

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* 24. Barry County has the necessary resources to prevent and reduce drug use.

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* 25. In Barry County, where would you seek information or help about substance use prevention or treatment?

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* 26. What substance use issue do you want to know more about?

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* 27. Have you ever visited the Barry County Substance Abuse Task Force website at www.barrycountysatf.com?

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* 28. Please enter your zip code.

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* 29. Please indicate your age range:

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* 30. To which gender identity do you most identify with? Please select all that apply.

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* 31. I would describe myself as: (please select all that apply)

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