CADCA.org reports on the National Institute on Drug Abuse upcoming announcement on the results of its 2010 Monitoring the Future survey Tuesday, Dec. 14th at 10 a.m. in Washington, DC.
The survey, funded by NIDA and produced by the University of Michigan—tracks annual drug abuse trends of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risk of specific illicit drugs. It is one of three major polling instruments the Department of Health and Human Services uses to monitor the nation’s substance abuse patterns. Information from these surveys helps identify potential drug problem areas, assess whether federal drug prevention efforts are effective, and ensure that resources are targeted to areas of greatest need.
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