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The databases below are good, general databases to start. These databases provides access to professional journal articles, newspaper articles, and magazine articles. You must be logged into HCC Libraries Online in order to access.
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including: smoking, unplanned pregnancy, alcohol use, drug use, unhealthy dietary habits.
National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Provides national and state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs (including non-medical use of prescription drugs) and mental health in the United States. To view the latest survey report, click on Survey Results, Latest Survey Results.
CDC National Center for Health Statistics - Fast Stats
"The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance."
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Great resource on alcohol, drug and nicotine stats for college student age range.