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Tool: General Resources for specific community concerns 

Substance Abuse

Organizations:

Local school district, regional prevention center, local and state health department, law enforcement agency, treatment service providers 

Surveys:

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) (Available from the Office of Adolescent Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC}, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333.) 

Adolescent Pregnancy

Organizations:

Local health department, local school districts, family planning organizations

Surveys:

  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
  • Adolescent Curriculum Evaluation (Available from Dr. Murray Vincent, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.) 

Youth Violence

Organizations:

Local school districts, Center for Disease Prevention 

Surveys:

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

Cardiovascular Disease

Organizations:

Local and state health departments 

Surveys:

Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) (Available from state health department or U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC].) 

Injury Control and Prevention

Organizations:

Local and state law enforcement agencies; state department of transportation 

Surveys:

Behavior Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) (Available from state health department or U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC].) 

Tobacco Control

Organizations:

Local and state health departments

Surveys:

Behavior Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) (Available from state health department or U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC].)