Binge drinking has declined for year 8 students since 2014 from 17% to 11% in 2018 | The main supplier of alcohol to students in Year 8 and 10 is reported to be parents (2018) | Lifetime cigarette use by 2018 has declined by 7% across all year levels since 2014 | The prevalence of depressive symptoms in Year 8 students has increased by 8.5% since 2014 | 1 in 2 Year 10 students report positive social interactions with peers | 1 in 2 Year 8 students report positive family involvement such as their parents notice when they are doing a good job or tell them they’re proud for something they’ve done | Parental attitudes in Knox are more favourable to substance use compared to the Australian average for Year 8 students | 1 in 2 Year 8 students in Knox believe that the laws and norms in the community support alcohol and drug use | Lifetime alcohol use for year 8 and 10 students has remain unchanged since 2014 – 1 in 2 year 8 students and 2 in 3 Year students have tried alcohol | In 2018 we observed a decline in the prevalence of poor family management and family conflict for Year 8 students compared to 2014 | Perceived availability of drugs tended to decrease from 2014 to 2018 for Year 10 students (62% to 49%)

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