The Youth Risk Behavior Survey gives insight into the challenges Manchester and Essex 7-12 graders face, including bullying, suicidal thoughts, and alcohol and illegal drug use.
Smoking & Tobacco Use
40% of high school students reported using an electronic vaping product in the past 30 days.
22.6% of high school students reported feeling sad or hopeless daily for more than 2 weeks within the last year.
28% of 7th & 8th grade students reported being bullied on school property.
7% of 7th & 8th grade students reported that they had made a suicide plan.