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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