The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released the results from the 2016 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. The MTF survey is administered to 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students and focuses on drug use. The results from the 2016 MTF survey are promising, showing a long-term decline in youth use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and many other illicit substances. Prescription drug misuse has also declined.
Visit the NIH to see the full infographic and to access more survey results.