Contact

Tara Cooper

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Mission

To assess adolescent behavioral health risks by conducting biannual surveys of public school students grades 6 through 12.

What we do

  • Collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop the survey.
  • Add questions of particular interest in state after bi-annual consultation with the Rhode Island Youth Risk Behavior Survey Advisory Committee.
  • Contract with Market Decisions to administer the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in public and charter schools in the state.
  • Publish reports and health promotional material based on the survey findings.
  • Respond to requests for data.