2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Released

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The data shows that toxic stress continues to impact Duval County middle and high school students daily. Over 35% of responding high school students reported feelings sad or hopeless every day for two weeks or more. Twenty percent reported suicidal ideation. Thirty two percent of middle school students reported carrying a weapon for protection and 43% reported being bullied. Duval County kids are experience being raped and hurt by dating partners at rates higher than the state. Over ten percent of high school students reported being forced to have sex and over 12% reported being hurt by a dating partner.

 

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