Underage Substance Use Survey- Batesville

Dear Batesville Community Members-
The Coalition for a Drug-Free Batesville would like to receive your input and thoughts about the use of alcohol and substances by youth in this community. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for your information and for being a key component of this community.

1. Your zip code:

* 2. I have children in the following age ranges (check all that apply):

3. When was the last time you talked with your child about attending parties where alcohol was available or being served to teens?

4. How big of a problem would you say that youth alcohol use is in our community?

5. If your child was asked to attend a friend's un-chaperoned party where alcohol was going to be available or served, how likely is it that you would let her/him go?

6. If your child was asked to attend a friend's chaperoned party where alcohol was going to be available or served, how likely is it that you would let her/him go?

7. How upset would you be if your child was caught drinking?

8. How upset would you be if your child was caught using drugs?

9. I would allow my child and my child's friends to drink in my home as long as I took the keys and felt that "everyone was safe in my home."

10. I would support schools requiring random drug testing of students before participation in voluntary activities.

11. I would like a local option to drug test my child at my request.

12. Substance abuse among youth is a serious issue in my community.

13. I believe that underage drinking is a rite of passage.

14. It's acceptable to allow youth to drink as long as they don't drive.

15. How secure are your prescription drugs in your home?

16. Do you have unused or expired prescription drugs in your home?

17. If you do have unused or expired prescription drugs in your home, do you know where to dispose of them?

18. How safe it is to share prescription drugs?

19. How likely is it that prescription drug abuse leads to the use of heroin?

20. How significant of a problem is heroin usage in Batesville?

21. I would support local leadership in the development of a community coalition that would work in the community to prevent youth alcohol and substance abuse.

22. What do you suggest the Coalition for a Drug-Free Batesville's focus be in addressing alcohol and substance usage in our community?

23. I am interested in being involved in the Coalition for a Drug-Free Batesville.

Thank you for completing this survey. For more information about substance abuse prevention in the Tristate, visit www.drugfreecincinnati.org.

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