Teens & Young Adults

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Information for Vermont teens and young adults to help take control of your lifelong health and wellness.

Information for You

What you need to know about using cannabis before age 21.

The Vermont BRFSS is currently being conducted. Vermont tracks adult health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services using a telephone survey called the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS).

From trained medical professionals who respond daily, to citizen volunteers who step up during natural disasters, Vermonters like you make all the difference in our communities' health, safety and preparedness.

The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disease, injury and social problems among youth.The Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor this survey.

Suicide touches the lives of many Vermonters. Our intentional self-harm and death by suicide rates are significantly higher than the United States rates. Find help, learn about warning, signs, risk and protective factors. Read about what Vermont is doing to prevent suicide.

 

The Health Department works to support and engage adolescents in promoting their own health and healthy development.

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