Alcohol and Drug Abuse

1998 Hawai`i Student Alcohol and Other Drug Use Surveys

The purpose of this survey was to assess the nature and scope of tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use among public and private school students in the sixth, eighth, tenth, and twelfth grades throughout the state of Hawaii and to determine substance abuse treatment needs and methods for meeting those needs. The survey was administered anonymously to the students in the spring of 1998. Participation required parental consent and was voluntary. A total of 19,930 public school students and 5,476 private school students participated.