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The City of Evansville has received federal help to battle the opioid epidemic among young people. 

Youth Survey shows less drug and alcohol abuse

Apr 2, 2015

A new survey shows young people in the Evansville area are abusing drugs and alcohol at a lower rate than state and national averages. 

The 2014 Southwest Indiana Youth Survey shows a decline in drug use, alcohol abuse, and cigarette smoking among 8th, 10th, and 12th graders.

Parri Black of Youth First in Evansville tells WNIN that the results are encouraging.