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How the Mental Health Professional and Teacher Shortage Affects Students

At Pride Surveys, our mission is driven by our commitment to work with our partners in education and community coalitions to deliver research, data, and resources surrounding the issues affecting youth and adolescents, such as the mental health professional and teacher shortage.  This month, we’re looking at the critical mental health professional and teacher shortage […]

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Student Challenges Over Summer 2022

At Pride Surveys, we are committed to working with our partners in education and community coalitions to deliver research, data, and resources annually surrounding many issues affecting youth, including student challenges over the summer. This month, we’re looking at the issues affecting youth and teens during the summer. Firstly, a relatively new problem we face […]

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How Substance Abuse And Mental Health Issues Impact Each Other

At Pride Surveys, we work with community coalitions, parents, and education partners to deliver consistently updated research, data, and resources surrounding the mental health issues and substance abuse issues affecting youth, among others.  It’s been reported that over 20 million people in the U.S. have a substance use disorder (SUD), with many becoming victims of […]

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Puff Bar Loophole Finally Removed by Congress

At Pride Surveys, we commit to working with our partners in community and education coalitions to produce research, data, and resources surrounding issues affecting youth. There are many initiatives and resources that have been developed throughout the years by other organizations that support communities and children by educating students and parents, one of the more […]

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Student Stress and School Stress Management Resources

At Pride Surveys, we are committed to working with our partners in community coalitions and education to deliver data, research, and resources year-round surrounding the issues affecting youth through student surveys. One of the ongoing challenges amongst youth is student stress, anxiety, and depression. It has recently been reported that schools across the country are […]

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Student Alcohol Use: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Every April, the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase understanding and awareness of alcoholism, a rising epidemic in the United States. Here at Pride Surveys, we are actively committed to working with our partners in education and community coalitions to provide data, research, and resources surrounding student […]

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The State of Student Mental Health

As the school year continues, so do COVID-19 and the new variants and associated challenges. Of particular concern to our education and community coalition partners are the pandemic’s impacts on youth, particularly the student mental health repercussions, including social, emotional, and behavioral health. Pride Surveys works with our school and community coalition partners to develop student surveys […]

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The Smoking Age Debate – Is it Doing Enough for Youth?

At Pride Surveys, we speak a lot about smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, and the impacts on youth, and we conduct a variety of student surveys on these critical topics. One of our more popular blog posts from years back covered the drinking age debate, specifically, the pros and cons of lowering it. This blog […]

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Substance Abuse Impacts on Academic Achievement

Pride Surveys works closely with our education and community coalition partners to address the challenges facing youth today, especially as it relates to substance abuse impacts, academic achievement, and understanding the correlation between the two.  Good data collection from student surveys is an important tool schools can use to keep educators, parents, students, and community […]

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