is what makes up a person—it can be anything! Your hobbies, likes and dislikes, anything that motivates you to get out of bed in the morning is part of your substance. This is what makes you, you.
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Teens who consistently learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t.
63% of high school students in Hawai‘i have never tried smoking cigarettes. This is 7-8% over the national average.
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In Hawai‘i, of high school kids that do smoke, 67% have tried to quit smoking within the last year—more than anywhere else in the United States.
15% of high school students had five or more drinks within a couple hours on at least one day. That is 7% under the national average.