drinking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Fewer Wyoming teens are drinking, smoking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fewer-wyoming-teens-are-drinking-smoking <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div><div><div><p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">The 2012 Prevention Needs Assessment shows that fewer Wyoming junior high and high school students are smoking and drinking.</span></font></span></font></span></p><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:58:02 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 37148 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fewer Wyoming teens are drinking, smoking Student Drinking Numbers Down http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/student-drinking-numbers-down <p>According to statistics over 50-percent of high school students drank in 1995. In 2011 the number had dropped to 34-percent.</p><p>For binge drinking, in the mid-90’s nearly 40-percent of high school students participated. Last year under 25-percent reported taking part in binge drinking.</p><p>Rodney Wambean is a research scientist with the University of Wyoming. He says based on figures from the mid 90’s had there been no prevention efforts, use among teenagers today would be around 53-percent.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 23:55:59 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 21675 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Student Drinking Numbers Down