Friday, August 5, 2011

State by state analysis of adolescent drug use

When it comes to adolescent substance abuse, how does Washington stack up compared to other states?  Below are a bunch of maps showing rates of use among young people ages 12-17.  States in red have the highest rates of use and the states in white have the lowest. 

Source: State Estimates of Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders from 2008-2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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