Issues Summaries

Downloadable infobriefs & slideshows about Norwalk youth


Community Needs Assessment

Developed for our Drug-Free Communities grant, our community needs assessment includes updated demographic information on Norwalk and summarizes the substance use issues underlying our current plans. 11/20

Underage Drinking Infobrief

2-page handout providing facts, statistics & resources on teen alcohol consumption in Norwalk. 11/20

Teen Mental Health Infobrief

2-page handout providing facts, statistics & resources on youth mental health in Norwalk. 11/20

Youth Mental Health Slideshow

Powerpoint on trends in youth mental health before and since COVID, including state and local data. Prepared for The Norwalk Partnership November 2020 coalition meeting with input from local providers.

The New Marijuana Slideshow

Presented at coalition meeting on January 27, 2021. Additional slides included. Let us know if you want us to present to your group!

Vaping 101 Slideshow

Expanded set of slides from March 2021 meeting.

Disparities in Teen Behaviors   

Brief analysis of racial/gender/cultural disparities in risky behaviors among Norwalk teens, based on 2018 youth survey.

2021 Community Survey: Data Summary

Summary of responses from Norwalk adults surveyed via SurveyMonkey. Survey was available in 3 languages from December through March and identified COVID stress, depression/anxiety levels, substance use norms, awareness of resources, and parenting concerns. Slideshow here.