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Health District: Good news, concerns in youth survey


Last updated 3/22/2022 at 8:25pm

Most youth in the county are making healthy decisions to avoid substance use, while mental health impacts and excessive screen time continue to be concerns, based on results from the 2021 Washington State Healthy Youth Survey.

The survey was given to students in the fall. More than 15,000 students around Snohomish County participated, which is about seven out of every 10 enrolled students in those grades. Their responses show existing good habits to build upon, as well as some areas of concern, according to the Snohomish Health District.

The survey, optional and anonymous, was for students...

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