Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council members, Lt. Gov. Coleman present student mental health recommendations to Kentucky legislators

Several current and former members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) continued their advocacy efforts for student mental health during the Aug. 16 meeting of the Kentucky legislature’s Interim Joint Committee on Education in Frankfort.

By |2022-08-16T21:07:28-04:00August 16, 2022|

Fewer Kentucky students engaging in risky behaviors

Overall, Kentucky middle and high school students are eating healthier foods and making safer choices based on data from the 2013 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). The YRBS monitors behaviors among youth and young adults that can have an impact on their health including: • alcohol and drug use • injury and violence (such as seat belt usage and [...]

By |2020-10-14T08:02:28-04:00October 31, 2013|
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