The Wyoming Prevention Depot, a joint-project of the Wyoming Department of Health and WYSAC, provides additional data about tobacco use and resources for substance abuse prevention. The tobacco data include state-level data about incidence, prevalence, and mortality for tobacco-related diseases, youth smoking rates, youth use of smokeless tobacco, and social norms about tobacco use as […]
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a survey conducted by the CDC. It collects information from United States adults regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventative services. http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a national school-based survey conducted by CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. It monitors six types of health-risk behaviors: Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violenceSexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually […]
The Prevention Needs Assessment (PNA) is a biannual survey of Wyoming 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th graders. It measures attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions related to alcohol, tobacco, drug use, and problem behaviors. https://www.pnasurvey.org/
Lighting Up Debate: Wyoming’s First Smokefree Community is a documentary that tells the story of the enactment of a comprehensive smokefree ordinance in Laramie.