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"2013 Truth Poll"---How teens answered questions during CHAT DAY 2013



PollI Think Teachers Do A Good Job Of Explaining The Dangers Of Drugs

Yes 45 percent, no 38 percent, and maybe 17 percent.



PollI Have Tried To Help A Friend Stop Using Drugs

Yes 51 percent, no 11 percent, and maybe 38 percent.



PollI Have Friends Who Try To Talk Me Into Smoking Marijuana

Yes 28 percent, no 50 percent, and maybe 22 percent.



PollI Have Had Someone Offer Me a Prescription Painkiller When I Had No Pain

Yes 65 percent, no 32 percent, and maybe 3 percent.



PollI Know Someone Who Started Smoking And Wishes He Could Quit

Yes 38 percent, no 36 percent, and maybe 26 percent.



PollI Have Been To Parties Where Parents Serve Alcohol To Kids

Yes 15 percent, no 75 percent, and maybe 10 percent.



PollIf I Thought I Needed Drug Treatment, I Would Know Who To Contact

Yes 41 percent, no 47 percent, and maybe 12 percent.



PollI Think Marijuana Is Good For You Because It's A Natural Herb From A Plant

Yes 19 percent, no 71 percent, and maybe 10 percent.



PollI Think Drug Users Are Cool

Yes 18 percent, no 72 percent, and maybe 10 percent.



PollI Think Drug Users Are Losers

Yes 37 percent, no 47 percent, and maybe 16 percent.



PollI Think Teenagers Are Pretty Smart About Drugs

Yes 21 percent, no 59 percent, and maybe 20 percent.



PollMy Parents Do Not Understand My Stress

Yes 52 percent, no 32 percent, and maybe 16 percent.


PollI Know An Adult Who Has A Drinking Problem

Yes 55 percent, no 39 percent, and maybe 6 percent.



PollI Don't Think Marijuana Is All That Bad

Yes 34 percent, no 57 percent, and maybe 9 percent.



PollI Have Friends Who Held A Party Where There Were No Adults

Yes 35 percent, no 59 percent, and maybe 6 percent.



PollSometimes I Feel Too Sad To Go To School

Yes 41 percent, no 39 percent, and maybe 20 percent.



PollThere Are Things I Wish I Could Tell My Parents But I am Afraid They Will Judge Me

Yes 58 percent, no 37 percent, and maybe 5 percent.



PollI Really Don't Know How Marijuana Affects The Teenage Brain

Yes 35 percent, no 59 percent, and maybe 6 percent.



PollI Am Too Afraid To Ask The School Nurse About Drugs

Yes 33 percent, no 62 percent, and maybe 5 percent.